North American NA-64

The North American NA-64 is a low-wing single piston engine monoplane advanced trainer aircraft that was built for the French Air Force and French Navy, served with the Royal Canadian Air Force, and with the Luftwaffe as a captured aircraft during World War II.

230 were built.

Specifications

Crew

Two

Length

28 ft 4 in (8.64 m)

Wingspan

40 ft 1.4 in (12.228 m)

Height

8 ft 10.5 in (2.70 m)

Wing area

241.67 sq ft (22.42 m2)

Empty weight

3,324 lb (1,057 kg)

Gross weight

4,500 lb (2,040 kg)

Max take-off weight

4,291 lb (1,946 kg) normal weight per NAA

Fuel capacity

104 gallons/394L including 16.5 US gallon/2.45L reserve tank

Oil capacity

9.5 US gallon/36L

Powerplant

1 × Wright R-975-E3 Whirlwind radial engine, 420 hp (310 kW)

Propellers

2-bladed Hamilton Standard 2D30 hub & 6101A-12 blades, 9 ft 0 in (2.74 m) diameter

Performance

Maximum speed

166 mph (267 km/h, 144 kn) sea level

Cruise speed

146 mph (235 km/h, 127 kn) 64% power

Never exceed speed

300 mph (483 km/h, 261 kn)

Range

730 mi (1,175 km, 630 nmi) cruising speed

Combat range

475 mi (765 km, 413 nmi) maximum speed

Endurance

5 hrs at cruising speed, 2 hours 48 minutes at maximum speed

Service ceiling

17,500 ft (5,350 m) full load

Rate of climb

1,120 ft/min (5.7 m/s)

Time to altitude

11.36 min to 10,000 ft (3320 m)

Wing loading

17.76 lb/sq ft (86.7 kg/m2)

Power/mass

10.22lbs/hp

Armament

Light bombs

(French and German examples only)

 

 

 

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