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Convair L-13


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Designed by Stinson and produced by Convair, the US military took delivery of 300 L-13s between 1946 and 1947.  Issues with the Franklin powerplant led to its quick demise.

The L-13 was used in the liaison, observation and air-ambulance roles.

 
 Specifications  Designations
 
Type: Liaison/Observation
Engine: one 245 hp (183 kW) Franklin O-425-9
L-17A: most numerous variant
L-17B: winterized on skis or floats for arctic service
 
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page updated 21 February 2008

 

 

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