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Handley Page HP.115

United Kingdom (1961)

Detailing the development and operational history of the Handley Page HP.115 Delta-Wing Research Aircraft.

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

Basic Specifications
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United Kingdom
Year: 1961
Type: Delta-Wing Research Aircraft
Manufacturer(s): Handley Page - UK
Production: 1

The Royal Aircraft Establishment of Britain relied on a single example of the Handley Page HP.115 aircraft for research into delta-winged planforms.

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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: 1
Length: 50.36 ft (15.35 m)
Width: 19.69 ft (6.00 m)
Height: 12.80 ft (3.90 m)
Empty Weight: 3,682 lb (1,670 kg)
MTOW: 5,071 lb (2,300 kg)

Installed Power
1 x Bristol Siddeley Viper BSV.9 turbojet engine developing 1,900 lb of thrust.

Standard Day Performance
Maximum Speed: 249 mph (400 kph; 216 kts)


Operators List
United Kingdom

Series Model Variants
• HP.115 - Base Project Designation; single flyable example completed.