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for an Army contract, the Model D was similar to Model R Roadster.
However, instead of the V-8 motor, the army plane had the 6-60 motor. The
Model D could fly 66.9 mph and climb 525 feet per minute, but its
excessive landing speed discouraged the Army from ordering more.
- McFarland, Marvin W. (ed) The papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright.
McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1953, p 1203, plate 215.
[Submitted by Joe W. McDaniel]