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Handley Page Manx

United Kingdom (1943)

Detailing the development and operational history of the Handley Page Manx Experimental Twin-Engine, Twin-Seat Tailless Research Aircraft.

 Entry last updated on 9/4/2017; Authored by Staff Writer; Content ©

Basic Specifications
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United Kingdom
Year: 1943
Type: Experimental Twin-Engine, Twin-Seat Tailless Research Aircraft
Manufacturer(s): Handley Page - UK
Production: 1

The Handley Page HP.75 Manx served Britain as an experimental platform to research tailless aircraft design.

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Supported Mission Types
Ground Attack
Close-Air Support
Airborne Early Warning
Electronic Warfare
Aerial Tanker
Passenger Industry
VIP Travel
Business Travel
Special Forces
Crew: 2
Width: 40.03 ft (12.20 m)
Empty Weight: 2,998 lb (1,360 kg)
MTOW: 4,134 lb (1,875 kg)

Installed Power
2 x de Havilland Gipsy Major 4-cylinder air-cooled inline piston engines developing 140 horsepower each.

Standard Day Performance
Maximum Speed: 149 mph (240 kph; 130 kts)
Service Ceiling: 15,092 ft (4,600 m; 2.86 mi)
Rate-of-Climb: 555 ft/min (169 m/min)


Operators List
United Kingdom

Series Model Variants
• HP.75 "Manx" - Base Series Designation; single flyable example completed.