NU-1B Otter

  • NU-1B Otter
NU-1B Otter

Primary Function: Trainer

Service: United States Navy

Contractor: deHavilland

Propulsion: (1) 600hp Pratt & Whitney R-1340-S1H1-G

Primarily used to train test pilots in low speed aircraft handling characteristics, the NU-1B Otter is a single engine, tail dragger (STOL) airplane. An all-metal, high-wing monoplane, the NU-1B is powered by a single engine driving a constant speed propeller.

The aircraft is designed to carry one pilot and up to ten passengers, one of whom may act as a crew member. Dual rudder pedals and dual control wheels allow the aircraft to be flown from either the left or right flight compartment seat.

The NU-1B is the military version of the deHavilland DHC-3 used for many years by commercial industry for feeder operations, forest patrol, and light cargo transport.

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