Aeronca L-3B Defender
Did You Know?
- The L-3B Defender is a lightweight plane that was used by the U.S. Army during World War II.
- It was an aircraft that performed a variety of functions such as artillery fire direction, pilot training, glider pilot instruction, courier service and frontline liaison.
- They were nicknamed "Grasshoppers."
|Wingspan||35 ft. 3 in.|
|Length||22 ft. 5 in.|
|Height||6 ft. 8 in.|
|Maximum Weight||1,200 lbs.|
|Maximum Speed||85 mph|
|Engine||Continental A-65-8, producing 65 hp|