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Piper L-4 Grasshopper
Technical Information

Background
Built by Piper. Light observation plane used by the U. S. Army as the L-4 Grasshopper during World War II for liaison, transportation, artillery spotting, rescues and other roles. Powered by a Continental engine.

Technical Details (L-4)
Crew  Two (pilot, observer)
Engine  1 × Continental A-65-8 air-cooled horizontally opposed four cylinder, 65 hp at 2,350 rpm
Span  35' 3" / 10.74m
Length  22' 5" / 6.83m
Height  6' 8" / 2.03m
Maximum Speed 87 mph
Range  220 miles
Armament  none


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