Directory of U.S. Military Rockets and Missiles|
Appendix 1: Early Missiles and Drones
|Copyright © 2003 Andreas Parsch|
In early 1945, Frankfort received an order from the USAAF for 15 examples of the new OQ-16 radio-controlled target drone. The order was transferred to the U.S. Navy, which allocated the designation TD3D-1. However, the contract was eventually cancelled before any TD3D-1s had been completed.
Note: Data are approximate values only!
Data for OQ-16/TD3D-1:
|Wingspan||3.6 m (12 ft)|
|Weight||60 kg (135 lb)|
|Speed||240 km/h (150 mph)|
|Ceiling||4600 m (15000 ft)|
|Propulsion||Piston engine (probably Righter O-45-35); 26 kW (35 hp)|
 US Army Air Forces: "Army Aircraft Model Designations", 1946
 John M. Andrade: "U.S. Military Aircraft Designations and Serials, 1909 to 1979", Midland Counties, 1979
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