Beechcraft D-18 / C45 Expeditor
Designer: Nick Ziroli
Wingspan: 114 in.
Length: 80 in.
Wing Area: 1950 sq.”
Weight: 35 – 45 pounds
Power Required: 2 – 35-50 cu. centimeters gas, Zenoah G38
Frequently used for top brass transport during the war, and a trainer for bomber crews. Post war, it became a popular corporate aircraft, airline feeder and cargo carrier. . It’s popularity covered nearly every thing an aircraft can be used for including aerial spraying, cloud seeding, air mail, air ambulance, weapons and drug smuggling, fish stocking, fire fighting, the list goes on.