Howard DGA-15

Touring / Utility Aircraft

Howard DGA-15P N5553N 978 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Howard DGA-15 is a single-engine five-seat touring and utility aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Howard Aircraft Corporation. The DGA-15 in US Army Air Force service were designated UC-70 and in US Navy Service GH-1, GH-2 & GH-3 and NH-1.
Crew1
Passengers4
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelJacobs L-6MB
Engine Power246 kW330 hp
max. Cruise Speed191 km/h103 kts
  119 mph
Speed287 km/h155 kts
  178 mph
Service Ceiling4.724 m15.500 ft
Range2.059 km1.112 NM
1.280 mi.
Empty Weight1.134 kg2.500 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.973 kg4.350 lbs
Wing Span11,60 m38 ft 1 in
Wing Area19,5 m210 ft
Length7,60 m24 ft 11 in
Height2,60 m8 ft 6 in
First Flight1940
Production Statusout of production
Total Production525
Developed fromHoward DGA-11
FAA TCDSA-717
Data for (Version)Howard DGA-15J
VariantsHoward DGA-15W, DGA-15P, DGA-15J, UC-70B, GH-1, GH-2, GH-3, NH-1

[Photo-ID: 5854] Karsten Palt 2012-06-10
Howard DGA-15P, , N5553N, c/n 978, Karsten Palt, 2012Howard
DGA-15P
Reg.: N5553N
c/n: 978
 
Museum of Flying [Santa Monica, CA]
[Photo-ID: 5855] Karsten Palt 2012-06-10
Howard DGA-15P, , N5553N, c/n 978, Karsten Palt, 2012Howard
DGA-15P
Reg.: N5553N
c/n: 978
 
Museum of Flying [Santa Monica, CA]