Brunswick-Balke-Collender OQ-4

The Brunswick-Balke-Collender OQ-4 was a prototype drone built in the United States by the Brunswick-Balke-Collender corporation.

The OQ-4 was one of a very few aviation-related ventures undertaken by Brunswick-Balke-Collender, which was basically a non-aviation company. It was similar in some respects to the Radioplane OQ-2, including a 12 foot wingspan. Although a few prototypes were built, the OQ-4 was not put into production, perhaps because Radioplane and Frankfort could produce enough target drone so that another production line was not necessary.[1]

OQ-4
Role Target drone
National origin United States
Manufacturer Brunswick-Balke-Collender
First flight unknown
Primary user USAAF
Number built unknown

Specifications

General characteristics

  • Crew: none
  • Wingspan: 12 ft in (3.6 m)
  • Powerplant: 1 × , 7 hp (5 kW)

Performance

  • Endurance: 1 hours  0 min

See also

Related lists

References

  1. ^ http://www.designation-systems.net/dusrm/app1/oq-4.html
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