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Ford 8AT
 
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Ford 8A
 
The 8AT variant (ATC 2-485) of 1931 was a single Model 5-AT-C converted as a freighter without the wing-mounted engines, seating 13. First flown on 30 July 1929 power was a 575hp P&W Hornet A and also tried were the Hornet B, 575hp Wright Cyclone, 715hp inline Hispano-Suiza, and 535hp Bristol Jupiter.
 
The one built was operated as a two place cargo Express with the Hispano-Suiza engine as N8499. It was refitted with a 700hp Wright Cyclone GR (2-485) in 1934 for Pacific Alaska Airways with the new registration NX/NC8499, moving to Colombia in 1938.
 
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Ford 8-AT-S Cyclone GR NC8499

 
AT-S Freighter
Engine: 715hp Hispano-Suiza
Useful load: 4900 lb
Max speed: 135 mph
Cruise speed: 110 mph
Seats: 2
 
 
 
 


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