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Northrop A-17 (Nomad)


Gound-Attack Monoplane Aircraft


Aviation / Aerospace

Just over 400 of the Northrop A-17 attacker were made, its design originating in the pre-war high-performance Northrop Gamma monoplane.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 9/25/2020 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com


Specifications



Year:
1935
Status
Retired, Out-of-Service
Crew
2
[ 411 Units ] :
Northrop Corporation - USA
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- Ground Attack
- Close-Air Support (CAS)
- Reconnaissance (RECCE)
Length:
31.73 ft (9.67 m)
Width:
47.74 ft (14.55 m)
Height:
11.88 ft (3.62 m)
(Showcased structural dimension values pertain to the Northrop A-17 production model)
Empty Weight:
4,872 lb (2,210 kg)
MTOW:
7,341 lb (3,330 kg)
(Diff: +2,469lb)
(Showcased weight values pertain to the Northrop A-17 production model)
1 x Pratt & Whitney R-1535-11 "Twin Wasp" air-cooled radial piston engine developing 750 horsepower driving a three-bladed propeller unit at the nose.
(Showcased powerplant information pertains to the Northrop A-17 production model)
Max Speed:
208 mph (335 kph; 181 kts)
Service Ceiling:
19,406 feet (5,915 m; 3.68 miles)
Max Range:
649 miles (1,045 km; 564 nm)
Rate-of-Climb:
1,350 ft/min (411 m/min)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the Northrop A-17 production model; Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database)
STANDARD:
4 x 7.62mm Browning M1919 machine guns in fixed, forward-firing mountings.
1 x 7.62mm Browning M1919 machine gun on trainable mounting in rear gunner's cockpit.

Bomb load spread across an internal bay and underwing hardpoints.
(Showcased armament details pertain to the Northrop A-17 production model)
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