Arrow Sport

__NOTOC__ Infobox Aircraft

type=Sports plane
manufacturer=Arrow Aircraft and Motors
designer=Sven Swanson
first flight=1926
primary user=
more users=
number built=ca. 100
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The Arrow Sport was a two-seat sporting biplane aircraft built in the United States in the 1920s and 30s. It was of largely conventional configuration with tailskid undercarriage, but was interesting in that the pilot and passenger sat side-by-side in the open cockpit, and because as originally designed, the fully cantilever wings lacked interplane struts - the upper wing attaching directly to the top of the fuselage. This latter feature proved so alarming to many prospective pilots that the manufacturer later supplied N-type struts that were of no real function other than to allay the aviators' fears.

An example of the A2-60 variant is preserved at the National Air and Space Museum of the United States.


* Sport
* Sport A2
** Sport A2-60
** Sport A2-66
** Sport A2-90 Tangerine
* Sport Pursuit (renamed Sport K in 1935) - Kinner K-5 radial engine

pecifications (A2-60)

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crew=one pilot
capacity=1 passenger
length m=5.8
length ft=19
length in=3
span m=7.8
span ft=25
span in=9
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height m=2.2
height ft=7
height in=5
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empty weight kg=408
empty weight lb=900
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eng1 type=LeBlond 5
eng1 kw= 45
eng1 hp= 60
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max speed kmh=169
max speed mph=105
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range km=450
range miles=280
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