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Naval Military Aircraft: Beech C-45 Expeditor (AT-11, F-2), Images by Les Clark and PHOTOVAULT®

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The Beech C-45 Expeditor was the WW II military version of the popular Beechcraft Model-18 commercial-light transport. Beech built a total of 4,526 of these aircraft in four versions for the Army Air Forces (AAF) between 1939 and 1945: the AT-11 "Navigator" navigation trainer, the AT-l1 "Kansas" bombing gunnery trainer, the C-45 "Expeditor" utility transport, and the F-2 for aerial photography and mapping. The AT-11 was well-known to WW II navigators and bombardiers, for most of these men received their training in this type aircraft. Thousands of AAF pilot cadets were also given advanced training in twin engine Beech airplanes. Modifications included a transparent nose, a bomb-bay and flexible guns for gunnery training.

Beech C-45H "Expeditor' SN 52-10865

Specifications:
Wing Span: 47' 6"
Length: 34' 8"
Height: 9' 8"
Weight (Gross): 9,300 Lbs

Performance:
Top Speed: 225 MPH
Cruise Speed: 200 MPH
Service Ceiling: 20,000
Range: 1,200 Miles
Engines: 2 Pratt Whitney R985 450HP


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