CountryUnited States
ManufacturerAviaBellanca Aircraft
Primary RolePrototype Aircraft


ww2dbaseIn response to the 1938 United States Army request for a new observation aircraft, the firm AviaBellanca Aircraft developed the YO-50. Three prototypes were made and sold to the US Army for evaluation, and the first took flight in 1940. Ultimately, the US Army chose O-49 (later L-1) Vigilant aircraft made by Stinson Aircraft Corporation, and the YO-50 project was scratched.

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MachineryOne Ranger V-770 inverted V engine rated at 420hp
Span10.42 m
Length6.48 m
Speed, Maximum214 km/h
Range, Normal660 km

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