|National origin||United States|
|Manufacturer||Thaden Metal Aircraft Company|
|Designer||Herbert von Thaden|
Design and development
The T-4 was the third and last design of the Thaden Metal Aircraft Company which had been formed by Herbert von Thaden, a former United States Army Signal Corps pilot and engineer, to work on developing the first American all-metal aircraft. The T-4 was a high-wing monoplane powered by a 300 hp (224 kW) Wright Whirlwind radial engine. It had a fixed conventional landing gear with a tailwheel. Two aircraft were built.
Data from www.aerofiles.com
- Capacity: 4
- Length: 32 ft 10 in (10.01 m)
- Wingspan: 45 ft 0 in (13.72 m)
- Powerplant: 1 × Wright Whirlwind radial piston engine, 300 hp (224 kW)
- Maximum speed: 135 mph (217 km/h)
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