A-26 Little Twister Sierra Hotel Sponsor Group

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This A-26 was built in Oklahoma, it served with the French Air Force and is now back in Oklahoma to be restored to fly once again. This aircraft has been in service for an extremely long time and has managed to survive combat tours and time to be capable of flight once restoration is complete.

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Sierra Hotel Sponsor Group
Guthrie/Edmond Oklahoma Municipal Airport, ,

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A-26 Specs
Role Ground attack; light bomber
Manufacturer Douglas Aircraft Company
Introduced 1942
Power 2 × Pratt & Whitney R-2800-27 "Double Wasp" radial engine, 2,000 hp
Length 50 ft 0 in
Height 18 ft 3 in
Wingspan 70 ft 0 in
Range 1,400 mi

This A-26 was built in Oklahoma, it served with the French Air Force and is now back in Oklahoma to be restored to fly once again. This aircraft has been in service for an extremely long time and has managed to survive combat tours and time to be capable of flight once restoration is complete.

The Douglas A-26 Invader (designated B-26 between 1948 and 1965) is a twin-engined light bomber and ground attack aircraft that was built by Douglas Aircraft Company during World War II which also saw service during several major Cold War conflicts. A limited number of highly modified United States Air Force aircraft served in Southeast Asia until 1969. It was a fast aircraft capable of carrying twice its specified bomb load. A range of guns could be fitted to produce a formidable ground-attack aircraft.

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