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Airplane Development Corp


USA
Vultee entered aircraft manufacturing in mid-1930s, having formed in 1932 the Airplane Development Corporation, which two years later was acquired by the Aviation Manufacturing Corporation. A subsidiary of the Cord Corporation, its first product had the designation V-1 allocated by the designer, Gerald Vultee, who was for some years the chief engineer of the Lockheed Aircraft Company. The V-1 was a clean-looking eight-seat commercial transport of low-wing monoplane configuration. Powered by a 700 hp Wright Cyclone, it had a maximum speed of 225mph (362kmh).

A subsidiary of the Cord Corporation founded in the early 1930s. Its first product had the designation V-1 allocated by the designer, Gerald Vultee, who was for some years the chief engineer of the Lockheed Aircraft Company. The V-1 was a clean-looking eight-seat commercial transport of low-wing monoplane configuration. Powered by a 700 hp Wright Cyclone, it had a maximum speed of 225mph (362kmh).

 


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