OQ-18

Summary

The OQ-18 was a prototype American subscale RPV built for the US Army Air Forces in the mid-1940s.

OQ-18
Role Target drone
National origin United States
First flight 1945
Primary user USAAF
Number built 1

DevelopmentEdit

The OQ-18 was a short-endurance drone and larger than other OQ-series drones. In 1945, the OQ-18 was built and tested by the USAAF, but never entered production.[1]

SpecificationEdit

Data from [2]

General characteristics

  • Crew: none
  • Wingspan: 15 ft 0 in (4.6 m)
  • Gross weight: 550 lb (250 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × unknown , 150 hp (110 kW)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 250 mph (400 km/h, 220 kn)
  • Range: 10 mi (16 km, 8.7 nmi)
  • Endurance: 1 hours 0 minutes
  • Service ceiling: 20,000 ft (6,100 m)

See alsoEdit

Related lists

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "OQ-18". Designation-systems.net. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  2. ^ US Army Air Forces: "Army Aircraft Model Designations", 1946