By Don Lambert Brown

Книга Miles airplane due to the fact that 1925 Miles plane for the reason that 1925 Книги Вооружение Автор: Don Lambert Brown Год издания: 1970 Формат: pdf Издат.:Putnam Страниц: 420 Размер: 157.55 ISBN: 0370001273 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:A historical past of the Miles airplane production corporation, from the early life to post-war monetary problem. The Miles corporation synthetic a few 7000 airplane, and designed different airplane which by no means flew, together with what could were the world's first supersonic airplane.

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Miles in July 1935. ) and its C of A was issued on 6 April, 1935. 2M the front seat was in an open cockpit and the two rear seats enclosed in a cabin. 2M was flown from Poona to Hamble between 17 November and 14 December, 1947. It was destroyed at Croydon on 4 February, 1950, when a wall collapsed on it. 2P was given to two aircraft of 1,900 lb all up weight, of 34 ft span and 174 sq ft wing area, and fitted with dual control but having wider cockpits. They were G-ADDK, cln 190, C of A issued 13 June, 1935 (impressed in August 1940 as BD180) and G-ADLO, cln 220, C of A issued 23 July, 1935.

Close-up of the Piercy wing on Falcon K5924. 3E 200 hp de Havilland Gipsy Six. Span 35 ft; length 25 ft; height 6 ft 6 in; wing area 174 sq ft. Weight empty 1,550 lb; all up weight 2,350-2,650 lb; wing loading 13-5-15'2Ib/sq ft. Maximum speed 180 mph; cruising speed 160 mph. Rate of climb 1,000 ft/min. Range 560 miles. 289 G-AFCP Registered November 1937. Dismantled April 1938 To RAE 1937 as R4071 for tests with spoilers. Then became G-AGZX. To Belgium December J 946 as DO-FLY To RAE for experiments with tapered wings.

Known as the Hawk Speed Six, it averaged 178 mph in the 1935 King's Cup race. It was eventually sold abroad in September 1937. 2L It is seen here after being fitted with a large hinged bubble canopy in 1947. 2U. Flown by Tommy Rose, it came second in the 1936 King's Cup race at a speed of 184 mph. In September 1936 it was entered for the England to Johannesburg race, flown by Flight Lieut A. E. Clouston. It force-landed and was written off in Southern Rhodesia. An unusual handling characteristic of the Hawk Speed Six was that when the flaps were lowered there was a nose-up change of trim.

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