Technical Specifications

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          Moulton "Molt" Taylor, of Longview, Washington, patented the Aerocar Model One on October 23,1956 under Aerocar Patent number 2,767,939. The Model One Aerocar was certified by the C.A.A. (prior to being called the F.A.A.) in 1956 under Aircraft Specification  Type No. 4A16  - F.A.A. Aircraft Specification – Aerocar technical specifications.  Molt Taylor originally constructed an experimental prototype (N4994P) and four additional Model One Aerocars, three of which still exist today (N101D  - N102D  - N103D)
 

 

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Description
: High wing aircraft convertible to an automobile with trailer composed of wings and fuselage.

Make: Aerocar

Model: One

Manufacturer’s Serial Number: 2

F.A.A. Registration number: N103D

Designer and Manufacturer: Moulton B. Taylor of Longview, Washington

Patent granted: October 23,1956

Patent number: 2767939

 F.A.A. Certification: Standard Airworthiness Certificate issued for Type No. 4A16 by the C.A.A. in December, 1956. Fully F.A.A. certified as an airplane.

Total Time:

            Engine: Lycoming 0-0340B1A – 160 HP – 1,103 hours, 22 hours since major overhaul.

            Automobile: 303.3 hours

            Wings and fuselage: 1,103 hours

 Annual Inspection:

            Annual inspection of engine and plane was last performed on July 30, 1976.

Informal Inspection:

An informal inspection of the plane by an FAA licensed A&P aircraft mechanic was performed in August of 2006.

 


   Click images to see performance data from original sales literature

 

 



 


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