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Taylorcraft Ranch Wagon

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Taylorcraft Ranch Wagon

Model 20 Ranch Wagon
Role Four-seat cabin monoplane
National origin United States
Manufacturer Taylorcraft
First flight 1955
Number built 38

The Taylorcraft Model 20 Ranch Wagon is a four-seat cabin monoplane designed and built by Taylorcraft Aircraft as a development of the earlier experimental Model 18. The Model 20 was constructed of moulded fibreglass over a tubular framework. It had a conventional landing gear and a nose-mounted 225hp (168kW) Continental O-470-J engine.


Model 20 Ranch Wagon
Utility model powered by a 225hp (168kW) Continental O-470-J engine.[1]
Model 20 Zephyr 400
Tourer variant of 1958 with detailed changes from the basic Model 20.
Model 20AG Topper
Agricultural variant. Chemical hopper or tank in rear of cabin.[1]
Model 20 Seabird
Floatplane variant.

Specifications (Ranch Wagon)

Data from Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1955–56[1]

General characteristics
  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 3 passengers
  • Length: 24 ft 4 in (7.42 m)
  • Wingspan: 34 ft 8 in (10.57 m)
  • Height: 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m)
  • Wing area: 175.5 sq ft (16.30 m2)
  • Aspect ratio: 7.11:1
  • Airfoil: Goëttingen 532
  • Empty weight: 1,625 lb (737 kg)
  • Gross weight: 2,750 lb (1,247 kg)
  • Fuel capacity: 66 US gal (55 imp gal; 250 L)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Continental O-470-J air-cooled six-cylinder horizontally-opposed engine, 225 hp (168 kW)


  • Maximum speed: 160 mph (257 km/h; 139 kn)
  • Cruise speed: 150 mph (130 kn; 241 km/h)
  • Endurance: 5 hours
  • Service ceiling: 15,000 ft (4,572 m)
  • Rate of climb: 1,000 ft/min (5.1 m/s)


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