- Patrol bomber
- First flight: Feb. 18, 1939
- Primary users: U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, Royal Australian Air Force, Argentine Navy
- Number built: 1,366
- Wingspan: 118ft (36m)
- Length: 79ft 10" (23.5m)
- Height: 27ft 6" (5.33m)
- Max. speed: 205mph (330km/h)
- Engines: Wright R-2600 radial, 1,700hp
April 2018 answer: Bell P-39 Airacobra
APRIL 2018 winner
How long have you been in the aerospace business?
I have been a manufacturing engineer in the aerospace business for more than 35 years.
How did you become interested in aircraft?
Over the years – making components for Boeing, Sikorsky, NASA, and other aerospace companies – you naturally get interested in aviation. My interest in aviation peaked five years ago as I became a private pilot and now own a Piper Warrior with a group of other pilots.
What is your favorite aircraft?
The Piper is now my favorite aircraft.
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The entry deadline for this issue’s contest is June 29, 2018. Winners will be announced in the Aug/Sept 2018 issue.
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