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XSE-1
Bellanca XSE-2
Role Carrier-based scout monoplane
National origin United States
Manufacturer Bellanca
First flight 1932
Number built 1

The Bellanca XSE-1 was an American carrier-based scout monoplane designed and built for the United States Navy by the Bellanca Aircraft Company.[1]

The XSE-1 was a two-seat high-wing cabin monoplane with folding wings and powered by a 650 hp (485 kW) Wright R-1820F radial engine.[2] It was not ordered into production and only the prototype was built.[1]

Specification[edit | edit source]

Data from aerofiles.com[2]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 29 ft 11 in (9.12 m)
  • Wingspan: 49 ft 9 in (15.16 m)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Wright R-1820F radial engine, 650 hp (480 kW)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 172 mph (277 km/h; 149 kn)
  • Service ceiling: 21,200 ft (6,462 m)

References[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Andrade 1979, p. 220
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Bellanca". www.aerofiles.com. 30 March 2009. http://aerofiles.com/_bella.html. Retrieved 15 January 2012. 

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

  • Andrade, John (1979). U.S.Military Aircraft Designations and Serials since 1909. Midland Counties Publications. ISBN 0 904597 22 9. 

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