BUNO - 68-15934
Whispering Death (Vietcong nickname)
The Grumman OV-1 Mohawk is an armed military observation and attack aircraft that was designed for battlefield surveillance and light strike capabilities. It has a twin turboprop configuration, and carries two crew members in side-by-side seating. The Mohawk was intended to operate from short, unimproved runways in support of United States Army maneuver forces.
DIMENSIONS AND CAPACITY
CREW: 2 - Pilot and Bombardier/Navigator (BN)
SIZE: LENGTH 41 ft 0 in (12.50 m)
WINGSPAN 48 ft 0 in (14.63 m),
HEIGHT 12 ft 8 in (3.86 m),
EMPTY WEIGHT 12,054 lb (5,468 kg)
MAX TAKE OFF WEIGHT: 18,109 lb (8,214 kg)
SPEED: 305 mph (491 km/h, 265 kn) (IR mission)
SERVICE CEILING: 25,000 ft (7,600 m)
RANGE: 944 mi (1,519 km, 820 nmi) with external tanks
"This aircraft on loan from the National Naval Aviation Museum on behalf of the Navy History and Heritage Command"