- Dudley Watt D.W.2
Dudley Watt D.W.2 Role Biplane National origin United Kingdom Designer K. N. Pearson First flight 17 May 1930 Retired 1934 Status Dismantled Number built 1
The Dudley Watt D.W.2 was a 1930s British two-seat light biplane designed by K.N. Pearson for Dudley Watt. The D.W.2 was built at Brooklands and was a wood and fabric biplane with a tailskid landing gear. It had two open cockpits and was powered by a 90 hp (67 kW) ADC Cirrus III piston engine.
The D.W.2 was designed to be offer exceptional handling at low speeds and to be a competitor for the de Havilland Moth family. Only one D.W.2 (registered G-AAWK) was built and this was sold by Dudley Watt in February 1934, it had been dismantled by the end of year.
Data from The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft
- Crew: 2
- Length: 25 ft 10 in (7.87 m)
- Wingspan: 39 ft 8 in (12.09 m)
- Wing area: 350 ft2 (32.5 m2)
- Empty weight: 1050 lb (476 kg)
- Gross weight: 1224 lb (555 kg)
- Powerplant: 1 × ADC Cirrus III inline piston engine, 67 hp (90 kW)
- Maximum speed: 90 mph (145 km/h)
- The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985). Orbis Publishing.
- Jackson, A.J. (1973). British Civil Aircraft since 1919 Volume 2. London: Putnam. ISBN 0 370 10010 7.
- "D.W.2: A School Machine with Very Low Landing Speed". Flight (23 May 1930): pp. 555–558. http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1930/untitled0%20-%200579.html?tracked=1.
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