Handley Page Aircraft - UK
(Showcased structural values pertain to the Handley Page HPS-1 production variant)
1 x Gwynne (Bentley) BR.2 rotary engine developing 230 horsepower and driving a two-bladed propeller unit at the nose.
(236 kph | 127 kts)
(6,400 m | 4 mi)
(700 km | 1,296 nm)
♦ MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030
2 x 0.30 caliber (7.62mm) Marlin Machine Guns in fixed, forward-firing mountings over the nose and synchronized to fire through the spinning propeller blades.
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Values are derrived from a variety of categories related to the design, overall function, and historical influence of this aircraft in aviation history.
The overall rating takes into account over 60 individual factors related to this aircraft entry.
Rating is out of a possible 100 points.
This entry's maximum listed speed (147mph).
Graph average of 113 miles-per-hour.
Handley Page HPS-1 operational range when compared to distances between major cities (in KM).
Max Altitude Visualization
The 3 qualities we look at for a balanced aircraft design are altitude, speed, and range.
Showcasing era cross-over of this aircraft design.
This entry's total production compared against the most-produced military and civilian aircraft types in history (Ilyushin IL-2 and Cessna 172, respectively).
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