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Northrop A-17 (Nomad)


Gound-Attack Monoplane Aircraft


United States | 1935



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

Power & Performance
Those special qualities that separate one aircraft design from another. Performance specifications presented assume optimal operating conditions for the Northrop A-17 Gound-Attack Monoplane Aircraft.
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.
Propulsion
208 mph
335 kph | 181 kts
Max Speed
19,406 ft
5,915 m | 4 miles
Service Ceiling
649 miles
1,045 km | 564 nm
Operational Range
1,350 ft/min
411 m/min
Rate-of-Climb
Structure
The nose-to-tail, wingtip-to-wingtip physical qualities of the Northrop A-17 Gound-Attack Monoplane Aircraft.
2
(MANNED)
Crew
31.7 ft
9.67 m
O/A Length
47.7 ft
(14.55 m)
O/A Width
11.9 ft
(3.62 m)
O/A Height
4,872 lb
(2,210 kg)
Empty Weight
7,341 lb
(3,330 kg)
MTOW
Armament
Available supported armament and special-mission equipment featured in the design of the Northrop A-17 (Nomad) Gound-Attack Monoplane Aircraft .
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.
Variants
Notable series variants as part of the Northrop A-17 (Nomad) family line.
Operators
Global customers who have evaluated and/or operated the Northrop A-17 (Nomad). Nations are displayed by flag, each linked to their respective national aircraft listing.

Total Production: 411 Units

Contractor(s): Northrop Corporation - USA
National flag of Argentina National flag of Canada National flag of Iraq National flag of the Netherlands National flag of Norway National flag of Peru National flag of South Africa National flag of Sweden National flag of the United States

[ Argentina; Canada; Iraq; Netherlands; Norway; Peru; South Africa; Sweden; United States ]
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