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It is the only all-new light aircraft that was designed and entered series production in the United States in the mid-to-late s. Design work by Christen Industries began in The aircraft is one of the few in its class designed with the benefit of CAD software.
The prototype first flew inand certification was awarded the following year. The Husky has been one of the best-selling light aircraft designs of the last 20 years, with more than sold since production began. The Husky features a braced high wing, tandem seating and dual controls.
Aviat A-1A Husky
The structure is steel tube frames and Dacron covering over all but the rear of the fuselageplus metal leading edges on the wings. The high wing was selected for good all-around visibility, making the Husky ideal for observation and patrol roles.
In a reversible MT Propeller was approved under a Supplementary Type Certificate for better control during floatplane water operations. Options include floats, skis and banner and glider tow hooks.
The Husky has been used for observation duties, fisheries patrol, pipeline inspection, glider towing, border patrol and other utility missions.
Notable users include the Aiat Department of the Interior and Agriculture and the Kenya Wildlife Servicewhich flies seven on aerial aviaat of elephant herds as part of the fight against illegal ivory poaching. The Husky comes in six versions: Data from Aviat website . A Garmin equipped A-1C cockpit. Aviat Aircraft Retrieved 24 April Archived from the original on 1 April Retrieved 29 March Wikimedia Commons has media related to Aviat A-1 Husky.