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56-6942

1956 Doak 16 (VZ-4) C/N 1

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Latest photos of 56-6942
  • 56-6942 - This aircraft was a VTOL ducted-fan research vehicle; it completed about 50 hours of flight testing. - by Daniel L. Berek by Daniel L. Berek
  • 56-6942 - Twin place appointment...with a close intake for the turbine - by Paul Perry by Paul Perry
  • 56-6942 - The lady that laid alot of groundwork for V/STOL birds - by Paul Perry by Paul Perry
  • 56-6942 - Getting cozy with one of the ducted fans - by Paul Perry by Paul Perry

Airframe Info

Manufacturer:Doak
Model:16 (VZ-4)    Search all Doak 16 (VZ-4)
Year built:1956
Construction Number (C/N):1
Aircraft Type:Glider
Number of Seats:2
Number of Engines:1
Engine Type:None
Engine Manufacturer and Model: Lycoming

Aircraft

Registration Number:56-6942
Current Status:Preserved

Owner

Owner:United States Army Transportation Museum
Address:Washington Blvd.
Ft. Eustis, Virginia 23604
United States

User contributed data

Empty Weight:2,400 lb    (by Daniel L. Berek on 2009-09-12 00:00:00)
Thrust or HP:1,000 hp    (by Daniel L. Berek on 2009-09-12 00:00:00)
Service ceiling:12,000 ft (3657 m)    (by Daniel L. Berek on 2009-09-12 00:00:00)
Max Range:250 miles    (by Daniel L. Berek on 2009-09-12 00:00:00)
Cruise speed:175 mph    (by Daniel L. Berek on 2009-09-12 00:00:00)
Max speed:230 mph    (by Daniel L. Berek on 2009-09-12 00:00:00)
Overall Length:32'    (by Daniel L. Berek on 2009-09-12 00:00:00)
Overall Height:10' 1"    (by Daniel L. Berek on 2009-09-12 00:00:00)
Gross Weight:3,300 lb    (by Daniel L. Berek on 2009-09-12 00:00:00)
Wing Span:25' 7"    (by Daniel L. Berek on 2009-09-12 00:00:00)