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California Department of Forestry
The first O-2 flew in January
1967 and the plane went into production shortly thereafter, with the
USAF taking delivery in March 1967. A total of 532 O-2s were built.
The Skymaster was a low-cost twin-engine piston-powered aircraft,
with one engine in the nose of the aircraft and a second engine in
the rear of the fuselage.
These aircraft had been
Forward Aircraft Controller aircraft in Vietnam and were shipped back
to the United States. They were placed in service in 1976, and
successfully served CALFIRE for more than 20 years including the
Oakland Hills Fire in 1991.
Top speed: 200 mph (322
km/h). Range: 1,325 miles (2,132 km). Wingspan: 38' (12 m). Weight:
2,848 lbs (1,292 kg). Length: 30' (9.07 m). Unit cost:
92,000–92,000 USD. Engine type: Continental IO-360