Kreider-Reisner Midget

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Midget
Role Light racing monoplane
National origin United States
Manufacturer Kreider-Reisner Aircraft Company
Designer Charles W Meyers
First flight 1926
Number built 1

The Kreider-Reisner Midget was an American light racing monoplane, the first aircraft designed by the Kreider-Reisner Aircraft Company of Hagerstown, Maryland.[1]

Design and development[edit]

The Midget was a low-wing racing monoplane powered by a 29 hp (22 kW) Wright-Morehouse engine which first flew in 1926..[2] Designed by Charles W Meyers, it should not be confused with the Meyers Midget a high-wing monoplane built in the Kreider-Reisner factory for Meyers in the same year.[2] The Midget won the Scientific American Trophy at the 1926 Nationals.[2]

Specifications[edit]

Data from www.aerofiles.com[2]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 15 ft 2 in (4.62 m)
  • Wingspan: 20 ft 0 in (6.10 m)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Wright-Morehouse , 29 hp (22 kW)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 112 mph (180 km/h; 97 kn)
  • Stall speed: 48 mph (42 kn; 77 km/h)

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Orbis 1985, p. 1674
  2. ^ a b c d "American airplanes: Ka - Ku". www.aerofiles.com. 7 March 2009. Retrieved 19 November 2011. 

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