US Aircraft A-67 Dragon

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A-67 Dragon
A-67 Dragon.jpg
First flight of the A-67
Role Counter-insurgency aircraft
Manufacturer US Aircraft Corp
First flight October 2006
Status In development
Number built 1
Unit cost
$4–5 million[1]

The US Aircraft A-67 Dragon is a single-engine, propeller-driven, ground-attack aircraft. It is designed for counter-insurgency (COIN), close air support (CAS), and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) missions.[2] The A-67 is a low cost aircraft built for low intensity conflict situations, with a reported unit price of $4–5 million.[1]

Specifications (A-67 prototype)[edit]

Data from USAircraft Corporation[3]

General characteristics

Performance

See also[edit]

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Warwick, Graham (2007-03-13). "US Aircraft taps Tucano’s former designer for new-look A-67 Dragon". Flight International. Flight global. Archived from the original on 2008-06-28. Retrieved 2011-08-27. 
  2. ^ ‘Iraqi COIN’, Special Operations Technology, August 14, 2007.
  3. ^ Aircraft Comparison USAircraft Corporation. Accessed 16 March 2009

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