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Beech Model 17/UC-43/GB-2 Traveller

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The Beech Model 17 Staggerwing was Walter Beech's first design after leaving Travel Air. The distinctive design first entered the civilian market with its first flight on 4/Nov/1932. During WW2 the Navy and USAAC ordered quantities for VIP transport with the total product (civil and military reaching more than 941 before the end of the war. Beech continued to manufacture civilian models until 1948.

General:

Type: Liaison

Crew: 1

Seating: 4

First Flight: 4/Nov/1932

Specifications

 

Propulsion

 

Performance

 

Length:

Height:

Wingspan:

Empty Weight:

Gross Weight:

26' 2"

10' 3"

32' 0"

3085 lbs.

4700 lbs.

No. Engines:

Horsepower:

Power plant:

1

450 hp 

Pratt & Whitney R-985-AN-1 Wasp Junior

Range:

Speed (max):

Speed (cruise):

Climb:

Ceiling:

500 miles

198 mph

- mph

- ft/sec

- ft

Armament:

None

       

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