The N3N was the last biplane in US military service and was retired from the U S Navy in 1961. The Army Air Forces Stearman aircraft were retired more than a decade earlier in 1948.

Yanks Air Museum has acquired more than twenty N3N’s with plans to recreate the Naval Aircraft Factory assembly line circa 1936.

DISPLAY STATUS COUNTRY OF ORIGIN CURRENT LOCATION
Own United States  Boneyard
PURPOSE & TYPE MATERIALS ERA & DATE RANGE
Trainer  Aluminum, Steel World War II
1939 – 1945
PRODUCTION &
ACQUISITION
SPECIFICATIONS SERVICE HISTORY
MFG: Naval Aircraft Factory
First Produced: 1936
Number Built: Almost 1,000; 816 N3N-3s total
Armament: None

Yanks Air Museum has acquired more than twenty N3N’s with plans to recreate the Naval Aircraft Factory assembly line circa 1936.

Wingspan: 34’
Wing Area: 305 sq ft
Length: 25’6”
Height: 10’10”
Empty Weight: 2,090 lbs
Gross Weight: 2,792 lbs
Powerplant: Wright R760-2
Horsepower: 235
Cruise Speed: 90 mph
Maximum Speed: 126 mph
Range: 470 miles
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