Fleet Model 9

Fleet Model 9         Under Restoration

March 2018 update wings are on to measure for new flying wires. Engine is being fitted and the buck is ready for aluminum to be formed for the cockpit enclosures. Covering expected to start early May.

This aircraft is one of only 25 Fleet Model 9 two-seat sport biplanes built.
Civil registration: N13920
Manufacturer’s serial: 505
Year manufactured: 1931
Wingspan: 28 feet
Length: 22 feet 10 inches
Height: 8 feet   2 inches
Engine: Kinner B-5 5 cylinder radial 125 hp
Speed
top: 115 mph
cruise: 95 mph
landing: 54 mph
G limits: 7 +     – 3
Ceiling maximum: 10,400 feet
Range: 400 miles
Weight
empty: 1253 lbs       gross: 1947 lbs
Fuel capacity:   39 gallons
Fuel consumption: 7.8 gph
Armament: none

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