Hise Model A
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Design and development
The single prototype was tested at the Detroit City Airport.
The Hise Trimotor was a high-wing monoplane with conventional landing gear. It was powered by three 125 horsepower Kinner radial engines. The executive interior featured red leather seats and silver-plated ashtrays.
- Robert F. Pauley (2009). Michigan Aircraft Manufacturers. Arcadia Publishing. p. 66. ISBN 9780738552187. https://books.google.ca/books?id=H35YzdyTpDcC&pg=PA66&dq=Hise+%22Model+A%22&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiT4oG6nMXlAhVuUN8KHZt_AykQ6AEIKzAA#v=onepage&q=Hise%20%22Model%20A%22&f=false. "Fred Hise, a Detroit industrialist, saw a market for a small, high-quality tri-motor for business use."