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Model S18D Specifications
Approved Type Certificate:  A 684, issued on June 15, 1938.
Total Built:  Twelve (Two of which were S or Seaplane)
Price:  $36,750
Wing Span:  47 feet 7 ¾ inches
Length:  34 feet 2 13/32 inches Height: 9 feet 2 ½ inches
Basic Empty Weight:  4,300 lb. Maximum Gross Weight: 6,700 lb. (increased to 7,200 lb.)
Engine:  Jacobs R-915A3 (L-6) seven-cylinder, air-cooled radial, 330 hp.
Propeller:  Hamilton Standard, controllable pitch
Power Loading:  10.9 lb./hp.
Speeds:  Maximum: 202 mph.
Technical Features:  Wing used NACA 23018 airfoil at the root, changed to NACA 23012 outboard of the nacelles to the tips. Ailerons, rudder, and elevator were metal with fabric cover. Plain flaps on underside of wings were electrically operated. Small blisters on cowlings provided clearance for engine rocker boxes and reduced drag.



 
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