Curtiss-Wright AT-9 Jeep


Curtiss-Wright AT-?9 Jeep, US Army Air Force (USAAF), 41-?12150, c/n 362, NMUSAF © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Curtiss-Wright AT-9 Jeep is a twin-engine advanced trainer aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Curtiss-Wright Airplane Company. It was operated by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) only.
The AT-9 was initially nicknamed Fledgling. The single built prototype CW-25 had a fabric covered fuselage and wings. The production aircraft were of all metal skin contruction. 491 AT-9 and 300 AT-9A were built.
Propulsion2 Radial Engines
Engine ModelLycoming R-680-9
Engine Power (each)220 kW295 hp
max. Cruise Speed282 km/h152 kts
  175 mph
Speed317 km/h171 kts
  197 mph
Service Ceiling5.791 m19.000 ft
Range1.204 km650 NM
748 mi.
Empty Weight2.087 kg4.601 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight2.722 kg6.000 lbs
Wing Span12,29 m40 ft 4 in
Wing Area21,7 m234 ft
Length9,65 m31 ft 8 in
Height3,00 m9 ft 10 in
First Flight1941
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1942-1943
Total Production792
Data for (Version)Curtiss-Wright AT-9