Air Tractor AT-301 Air Tractor
1973
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Air Tractor AT-301 Air Tractor

Leland Snow, now President of Air Tractor Inc., established the Snow Aeronautical Company in 1955 to manufacture and develop an agricultural aircraft of his own design. He was almost certainly better equipped than most to create a new and efficient 'agplane', for several years of experience as an agpilot had provided an acute appreciation of some of the shortcomings of existing aircraft within this category. The Snow S-2A and S-2B received certification on 2 April 1958 and 29 July 1959 respectively, and were followed by improved S-2Cs before this company was acquired by Rockwell Standard Corporation in 1965.

Subsequently, Leland Snow established Air Tractor Inc. to manufacture a new agricultural aircraft derived from the S-2B. Designated Model AT-301 Air Tractor, a prototype/pre-production example flew for the first time in September 1973. This cantilever low-wing monoplane is of all-metal construction, except that the conventional tail unit has fabric-covered control surfaces. The wing incorporates large Fowler-type trailing-edge flaps to simplify short-field operations, and extensive care has been taken to ensure that the fuselage structure is adequately sealed to prevent the ingress of corrosive chemicals. Similarly, the pilot's enclosed cabin is sealed, and uncontaminated fresh air ventilation provided. Fixed tailwheel landing gear includes rugged cantilever main units, and power is provided by an uncowled Pratt & Whitney R-1340 radial engine. Agricultural provisions comprise a 1211-litre chemical hopper and a 72-nozzle spraybar as standard. A spreader for dry chemicals is optional.

Variants

Model AT-302 Air Tractor: a turboprop-powered version of the AT-301, first flown in June 1977; powerplant consists of one 447kW Avco Lycoming LTP 101-600A1A; maximum level speed 274km/h; maximum cruising speed 266km/h, range with maximum fuel 644km; empty weight 1474kg spray gear equipped; maximum take-off weight 2994kg; length 8.99m

Model AT-302A Air Tractor: generally similar to the Model AT-302, but incorporating a 1514-litre chemical hopper to allow for economic dispersal of dry chemicals at high application rates; maximum takeoff weight 3266kg

Model AT-400 Air Tractor: a version of the Model 302A with a more powerful engine, consisting of a 507kW Pratt & Whitney Aircraft of Canada PT6A-15AG turboprop.

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Air Tractor AT-301 Air TractorA three-view drawing (1206 x 1386)


Specification 
 ENGINE1 x Pratt & Whitney R-1340 radial piston engine, 447kW
 WEIGHTS
    Take-off weight3130 kg6901 lb
    Loaded weight1656 kg3651 lb
 DIMENSIONS
    Wingspan13.72 m45 ft 0 in
    Length8.23 m27 ft 0 in
    Height2.59 m9 ft 6 in
    Wing area25.08 m2269.96 sq ft
 PERFORMANCE
    Max. speed266 km/h165 mph
    Cruise speed225 km/h140 mph
    Range w/max.fuel563 km350 miles

Comments
Bill, 11.04.2017

Just wanted to leave a random comment about Air Tractors here along with all the other random comments. Sincerely, Bill.

JR, 22.02.2012

Rodney, I think the only agricultural plane in plastic model is the EMB-202. But, besides the winglets (easily removable) the plane is almost identical, so you can easily transform the EMB-202 kit in the Air Tractor 802. BTW: you van buy the kit on e-bay.

ALE-PILOTO, 09.08.2011

EXCELENTE EQUIPO, CASI TODA LA LINES AIR-TRACTOR, HE TENIDO LA OPORTUNIDAD DE TRABAJAR, Y SON MUY BUENO,

hualunjia, 18.06.2011

el air tractor es la fase de relevo de los piper pawner,cessna 188 y del grumman ag164, que ya no lo fabrican

, 18.06.2011

Air Tractor AT-301 Air Tractor
1973

Captain Kasim, 22.09.2010

looking for AT-301 and AT 401.

Jeff, 03.09.2010

Could really use some "updating" from the 302. Air Tractor is all the way up to the AT 1002 a 1000 gallon hopper Ag aircraft not to mention the others 502, 602, 802 variants. Even and close air support tactical air fighter called the 802U

Kiril, 05.04.2010

I have Piper (PA-25 & PA-36), Ayres S-2R "Thrush" and Cessna 188 agricultural aircraft for sale. Contact me for more information.
E-mail: chochkov@aero-x.eu
Website: www.Aero-X.eu

Kiril, 03.10.2009

I have Piper (PA-25 & PA-36) and Cessna 188 agricultural aircraft for sale. Contact me for more information.

CAP.AC.alejandrobrito, 25.09.2009

son excelentes tube la oportunidad de volar uno en acarigua venezuela un at-401 y es muy fiable,buela capacidad-1500lts-.me parece a mi criterio una buena inversion precion-trabajo..

alejandro brito, 25.09.2009

el air tractor es la fase de relevo de los piper pawner,cessna 188 y del grumman ag164, que ya no lo fabrican

Tammy..., 10.09.2009

caps lock

And you don;t have to put your name at the end.

TAMMY, 28.07.2009

I AM LOOKING FOR THIS PLAN TO HANG IN MY SONS BEDROOM HOW CAN I PURCHASE ONE AND HOW MUCH. THANKS TAMMY

bob, 13.04.2009

these are good airplanes.

Miguel, 18.11.2008

Hi, i am looking for an aircraft like this one, can u send me real photos of this aircraft? and tell me the price.
thanks

Rodney Jackson, 21.05.2008

hello im am looking for either a plastic model kit or a diecast model of a air tractor at-802 cropdusting plane.do you know where i can find one at thanks

Marin Camarena, 06.11.2007

Por fabor digame en Precio,, gracias

jose, 14.09.2007

the price.??

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