Competition of Cessna T-37/TX

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Hi All!
Competition---TX

This competition to write 8 firms and 15 proposals. Only know of a company Cessna and others not.

1) Cessna Model 318---XT-37
2) ?
3) ?
4) ?
5) ?
6) ?
7) ?
8) ?

That you can add ?
 

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I don't remember the model number, but Beech flew a prototype of a "Jet Mentor" in this time period.
 

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I don't remember the model number, but Beech flew a prototype of a "Jet Mentor" in this time period

Beech Model 73, from Putnam's 'Beech Aircraft', pp. 111-112.

It says there that the Model 73 was designed to a NAVY rquirement that eventually produced the Temco TT-1.

cheers,
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Ryan TX competitor, model number unknown. From "Flying" magazine, August 1953, "Have You Seen?" feature .
 

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According to the "Der Flieger" magazine 1953, it was the Ryan (Model) 59 :
 

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Excellent! And the mystery Allison jet engine is identified as a turbojet version of the turboshaft T-38! This is the first I've heard of that.
 

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It seems likely to be the Allison 520-C-1 mentioned here:

http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1954/1954%20-%200992.html
http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1954/1954%20-%200995.html

520-C-1. This projected turbojet version of the T38 has a design thrust of 1,870 lb with an sfc of 0.927 lb/hr/lb. Production awaits a Navy trainer or target application.
 

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Hi All!

1) Cessna Model 318(T-37)
2) Ryan Model R-59
3) North American Model ESO-????
4) North American Model ESO-????
5) Temco Model 30
6) ?
7) ?
8) ?
9) ?
 

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Greetings All -

A couple of additional shots of the Beech Model 73 to add to the thread.

Enjoy the Day! Mark
 

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