XAT-13 Yankee Doodle
There were two prototypes of the
Fairchild AT-21 Gunner, the XAT-13 seen above, powered
by two 600 h.p.
Pratt & Whitney R-1340-AN-1s and the XAT-14 (see next entry) with
V-770-6 engines. Both were
initially commonly known as "Yankee Doodle". The
selected for the production model was the Ranger V-770-11 and some 175
Doodle name fortunately died!) were finally produced (106 by Fairchild,
39 by Bellanca and 30 by McDonnell). Unmarked in this Fairchild
Aircraft Corp photograph,
aircraft was inducted into the USAAF as 41-19500.