Dudley Watt D.W.2

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.[1][2] 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.[1]

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.[1] Only one D.W.2 (registered G-AAWK[3]) was built and this was sold by Dudley Watt in February 1934, it had been dismantled by the end of year.[2]

Specifications

Data from [1]The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 25 ft 10 in (7.87 m)
  • Wingspan: 39 ft 8 in (12.09 m)
  • Wing area: 350[4] 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)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 90 mph (145 km/h)

References

Notes

  1. ^ a b c d Orbis 1985, p. 1580
  2. ^ a b Jackson 1973, p. 305
  3. ^ "G-AAWK". United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AAWK.pdf. Retrieved 25 August 2010. 
  4. ^ Flight 23 May 1930, p. 555.

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