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The following pictures were taken in the working area of the hanger.
This is the start of the restoration of the O-2A.


Specifications (O-2)

General characteristics
* Crew: 2 - pilot and observer
* Length: 29.75 ft (9.07 m)
* Wingspan: 38.17 ft (11.63 m)
* Height: 9.17 ft (2.79 m)
* Wing area: 202.5 ft² (18.8 m²)
* Empty weight: 2,848 lb (1,292 kg)
* Loaded weight: 5,400 lb (2,448 kg)
* Powerplant: 2× Continental IO-360C six-cylinder flat engines,
                        210 hp (157 kW) each

Performance
* Maximum speed: 200 mph (322 km/h)
* Range: 1,325 mi (2,132 km) combat
* Service ceiling: 18,000 ft (5,490 m)
* Rate of climb: 1,180 ft/min (6 m/s)


With the wings and tail section removed the O-2A
is ready to move into the work area.



Rear view.


Head on view.


As work starts the covers come off.








The radio rack.



Close up of the radio rack



Instrument panel.



Engine Cover



More Parts



Some Family Pictures this is cousin 594



And this is 594 and 593 the twins

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