Alcock Scout Aircraft



Production Details

Design Company:

Flight-Lieutenant J.W. Alcock

First Flight:

15 October 1917

Scout:

1 - Alcock, Greece

Type Specification

Applies to:

Alcock A.1 Scout

Type:

Single-seat fighter

Wing:

Two bay biplane with unswept, equal span, unstaggered wings. Wooden structure with fabric covering. Ailerons on upper wings

Fuselage:

Box section with faired upper decking of wooden structure with fabric covering mounted between wings

Tail Unit:

Wire braced tailplane at top of fuselage with split elevator and single fin and rudder

Landing Gear:

Cross axle type supported on V struts attached to lower wing and fuselage lower longeron. Tail skid

Power Plant:

One 110 hp Clerget engine in the nose driving a two bladed wooden propeller

Accommodation:

Single seat for pilot in open cockpit positioned in cutout in upper wing trailing edge

Armament:

Two fixed Vickers guns firing forward on top of fuselage

Dimensions

Span:

Unknown

Length:

Unknown

Height:

Unknown

Wing Area:

Unknown

Weights

Empty:

Unknown

Performance

Speed:

Unknown

Preserved in British Museums

None known

Web Sites

None known