Kaiser-Fleetwings A-39

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XA-39
Role Ground-attack aircraft
National origin United States
Built by Kaiser-Fleetwings
Primary user United States Army Air Forces
Number built 0

The Kaiser-Fleetwings A-39 was a project by Kaiser-Fleetwings in the 1942-1943 period for an attack aircraft powered by a single Pratt & Whitney R-2800 radial engine. It was to be armed with four .50 caliber machine guns and two 37 mm cannons, along with up to 3,000 pounds (1,400 kg) of bombs.[1] The A-39 was canceled before any prototypes were built.[1]

Specifications

Data from Johnson 2012[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: one
  • Length: 42 ft 9 in (13.03 m)
  • Wingspan: 55 ft 9 in (16.99 m)
  • Max takeoff weight: 20,500 lb (9,299 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Pratt & Whitney R-2800 radial engine, 2,100 hp (1,600 kW)

Armament

See also

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era
Related lists

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Johnson, E.R. (2012). American Attack Aircraft since 1926. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company. pp. 419–420. ISBN 978-0786471621.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>