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Role Ambulance Biplane
National origin United States
Manufacturer Cox-Klemin Aircraft Corporation
First flight 1923
Primary user United States Army Air Service
Number built 2

The Cox-Klemin XA-1 was a 1920s American air ambulance biplane designed and built by the Cox-Klemin Aircraft Corporation for the United States Army Air Service, only two prototypes were built.[1]

Design and development

The XA-1 was designed as an ambulance aircraft to replace modified de Havilland DH.4 aircraft with the United States Army Air Service.[1] The XA-1 was a biplane powered by a 420 hp (313 kW) Liberty 12A engine with a fixed conventional landing gear, it had a crew of two and room for two stretchers.[1] Two prototype aircraft designated XA-1 (A-1 was the first allocation in the army air services ambulance designation system) were flown but no further aircraft were built.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Andrade 1979, p. 30
  • Andrade, John (1979). U.S. Military Aircraft Designations and Serials since 1909. Hinckley, Leicstershire, UK: Midland Counties Publications. p. 171. ISBN 0-904597-22-9. 

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