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Aircraft Research BT-11

XBT-11
Role Trainer aircraft
Manufacturer Aircraft Research Corp
Status Cancelled
Primary user United States Army Air Corps
Number built 0

The Aircraft Research XBT-11 was to have been a basic trainer constructed from Weldwood, a "plastic" material made of resin and wood similar to the Duramold process. The Duramold and Haskelite processes were first developed in 1937, followed by Gene Vidal's Weldwood.[1] A production contract, proposed in 1940, was cancelled before any were built.[2]

Contents

  • Specifications 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Specifications

Data from [3]

General characteristics

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 169 mph (272 km/h; 147 kn)

See also

References

  1. ^ Richard Ballard (April 1942). "Plastic Airplanes". The Ohio State Engineer: 24. 
  2. ^ Fahey, James C. US Army Aircraft 1908-1946, 1946. Ships and Aircraft. New York.
  3. ^ "U.S. Army and Air Force Trainers 1925-Present". Designation-Systems.net. Retrieved 24 April 2010. 

External links

  • http://personal.psu.edu/users/d/o/dob104/aviation/us/btrainer.html
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