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Aeronca L 3b Grasshopper National Museum Of The Us Air Force
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Like its wartime aeronca l 3 parent the l 16 was a us civilian aircraft in military colors.
Aeronca l3. L 16 n4628e at brodhead wisconsin usa in july 2011. By 1940 the us army air corps had begun to see the very real need for a light plane that could be used for rapid communications and in support of ground forces. Amerikanskie voennye serezno vzglyanuli na kategoriyu legkikh samoletov dlya chego bylo priobreteno po chetyre mashiny u trekh firm proizvoditeley aeronca piper i taylorcraft.
In 1941 the united states army air corps ordered four examples of the aeronca 65 tc defender designated yo 58 for evaluation of the suitability of light aircraft for observation and liaison purposes. Page 1 of 1. Dedicated to the preservation maintenance and history of the aeronca champ chief l 16 l 3 c 2 c 3 champion and all other aeronca model aircraft.
Models include champ and 11 ac chief. Aeronca contracted from aeronautical corporation of america located in middletown ohio is a us manufacturer of engine components and airframe structures for commercial aviation and the defense industry and a former aircraft manufacturerfrom 1928 to 1951 the company was a major producer of general aviation aircraft and also produced the engines for some of their early designs. Announcements please read this first.
This two seat light observation airplane began as aeroncas model 65 tc defender high wing monoplane. The aeronca l 3 group of observation and liaison aircraft were used by the united states army air corps in world war iithe l 3 series were adapted from aeroncas pre war tandem trainer and chief models. During wwii the aeronca 65tc defender had been pressed into service as the o 58 performing light observation utility and liaison duties.
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