top of page

Create Your First Project

Start adding your projects to your portfolio. Click on "Manage Projects" to get started

OV-1C Mohawk

First Flight

April 14, 1959


Entrance Gate Guardian

Dimensions & Capacity

Crew: 2 – Pilot & Bombardier/Navigator (BN)
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


Static Aircraft



Loan Status

This aircraft on loan from the National Naval Aviation Museum on behalf of the Navy History and Heritage Command

“Whispering Death” (Vietcong Nickname)

The North American T-2 Buckeye was the United States Navy’s intermediate training aircraft, intended to introduce U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps student naval aviators and student naval flight officers to jets. It entered service in 1959 and was replaced by the McDonnell Douglas T-45 Goshawk in 2008.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.

bottom of page