SNB-5 NAVIGATOR

Adopted by the EAA Chapter 113

This aircraft is the military version of the Beech Model 18 commercial transport. The aircraft on display was originally anAT-7 that was converted to a Beech 18 after WW II and was restored to represent an NAS Grosse Ile SNB-5 that was used as a small transport and liaison aircraft. Variants were used to train navigators, bombardiers, and gunners.

AIRCRAFT STATISTICS
WINGSPAN: 47' 8"
LENGTH: 34' 3"
HEIGHT: 9' 8"
WEIGHT: 8,727 lbs.
ENGINE: P&W R-985 (2)
POWER: 450 hp ea.
SPEED: 210 mph
1st Flight: 1937

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