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Handley Page Manx

Experimental Twin-Engine, Twin-Seat Tailless Research Aircraft

Handley Page Manx

Experimental Twin-Engine, Twin-Seat Tailless Research Aircraft

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OVERVIEW



The Handley Page HP.75 Manx served Britain as an experimental platform to research tailless aircraft design.
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ORIGIN: United Kingdom
YEAR: 1943
MANUFACTURER(S): Handley Page - UK
PRODUCTION: 1
OPERATORS: United Kingdom
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the Handley Page Manx model. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 2
LENGTH: 18.04 feet (5.5 meters)
WIDTH: 40.03 feet (12.2 meters)
WEIGHT (EMPTY): 2,998 pounds (1,360 kilograms)
WEIGHT (MTOW): 4,134 pounds (1,875 kilograms)
ENGINE: 2 x de Havilland Gipsy Major 4-cylinder air-cooled inline piston engines developing 140 horsepower each.
SPEED (MAX): 149 miles-per-hour (240 kilometers-per-hour; 130 knots)
CEILING: 15,092 feet (4,600 meters; 2.86 miles)
RATE-OF-CLIMB: 555 feet-per-minute (169 meters-per-minute)




ARMAMENT



None.
VARIANTS



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






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Relative Maximum Speed Rating
Hi: 150mph
Lo: 75mph
    This entry's maximum listed speed (149mph).

    Graph average of 112.5 miles-per-hour.
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Unit Production Comparison
Comm. Market HI*: 44,000 units
Military Market HI**: 36,183 units
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  * Commercial Market High belongs to Cessna 172.

  ** Military Market High belongs to Ilyushin Il-2.


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Supported Roles
A2A
Interception
UAV
Ground Attack
CAS
Training
ASW
Anti-Ship
AEW
MEDEVAC
EW
Maritime/Navy
SAR
Aerial Tanker
Utility/Transport
VIP
Passenger
Business
Recon
SPECOPS
X-Plane/Development
A2A=Air-to-Air; UAV=Unmanned; CAS=Close Support; ASW=Anti-Submarine; AEW=Airborne Early Warning; MEDEVAC=Medical Evac; EW=Electronic Warfare; SAR=Search-Rescue