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Pitt Yellow Jacket
 
Pit-YelJac-01
 
In 1953 Bruce & Gilbert Pitt designed and built the sole single place low wing monoplane, Yellow Jacket N5745N. The fuselage was framed with tubing from a surplus PT-23 and a Porterfield, and the wings from a 1948 Anderson Special. The Yellow Jacket was first flown on 8 August 1953.
 
Pit-YelJac-02
 
"Bullet" cowls were added to streamline the four cylinders of the 85-hp Continental C-85-8 motor.
 
Engine: Continental C-85-8, 85-hp
Wing span: 14 ft.
Length: 19 ft
Max speed: 150 mph
Cruise speed: 130 mph
Stall: 60 mph
 
 
 
 
 


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