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Piper NE Grasshopper observation plane

 

 

NE-1 Grasshopper

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
NE-1 observer 11/1942 - 1945 230 9/1945 ---
NE-2 1945 - 9/1945 26 minor alterations

 

Modification

NE-1

Wing span, m

10.67

Length, m

6.71

Height, m

2.01

Wings area, m2

16.63

Empty mass, kg

332

Full flying-off mass, kg

555

Engine 1 Continental O-170-3
Power, h. p. 65
Maximal speed, km/h 137
Cruise speed, km/h  
Flying range, km 306
Vertical speed, m/s 1.8
Maximal altitude, m 2835
Complement 2
Armament none

NE-1 Grasshopper

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008