Hise Model A

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Model A
Role Trimotor aircraft
National origin United States of America
Manufacturer Hise
Designer Fred H. Hise
First flight 1929
Number built 1

The Hise Model A was a trimotor aircraft built by Fred Hise in Detroit, Michigan.[1]

Design and development[edit]

The single prototype was built at the Detroit City Airport.[2]

The Hise Trimotor was a high-wing monoplane with conventional landing gear, powered by three 125 hp (93 kW) Kinner radial engines. The executive interior featured red leather seats and silver-plated ashtrays.[3]

Specifications (Hise Model A)[edit]

Data from Skyways

General characteristics

  • Capacity: 6
  • Length: 32 ft 2 in (9.80 m)
  • Wingspan: 52 ft (16 m)
  • Powerplant: 3 × Kinner Radial, 100 hp (75 kW) each


  1. ^ Aeroplane. April 2006.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Robert F. Pauley. Michigan Aircraft Manufacturers. 
  3. ^ Skyways. October 2001.  Missing or empty |title= (help)