/ Grumman OV-1 Mohawk
Grumman OV-1 Mohawk
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 forces.
Daylight observation variant.
Fitted with two additional Westinghouse J34 jet engines.
A non-flying, mixed-power, testbed, operated by the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics.
IR reconnaissance variant.
Consolidated sensor variant.
OV-1As and OV-1Cs fitted with armament.
Quick Look ELINT machines.
Quick Look II ELINT machine.
Quick Look III ELINT machine.
Prototype for unproduced modernized variant.
41 ft 0 in (12.50 m)
48 ft 0 in (14.63 m)
12 ft 8 in (3.86 m)
360 sq ft (33 m2)
12,054 lb (5,468 kg)
15,544 lb (7,051 kg) (Normal take-off weight, IR mission)
Max take-off weight
18,109 lb (8,214 kg) (SLAR mission)
276 US gal (230 imp gal; 1,040 L) internal fuel
2 × Lycoming T53-L-701 turboprops, 1,400 shp (1,000 kW) each
3-bladed Hamilton Standard Type 53C51-27 constant-speed propellers, 10 ft 0 in (3.05 m) diameter
305 mph (491 km/h, 265 kn) (IR mission)
207 mph (333 km/h, 180 kn) (econ. cruise)
84 mph (135 km/h, 73 kn)
Never exceed speed
450 mph (720 km/h, 390 kn)
944 mi (1,519 km, 820 nmi) with external tanks (SLAR mission)
4.35 hr (SLAR mission)
25,000 ft (7,600 m)
Rate of climb
3,466 ft/min (17.61 m/s) (SLAR mission)
Take-off to 50 ft (15 m)
1,175 ft (358 m)
Landing run from 50 ft (15 m)
1,060 ft (320 m).
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