Blackburn Single Seat Monoplane Aircraft



Single Seat Monoplane, Old Warden

Production Details

Design Company:

The Blackburn Aeroplane Co, Leeds

First Flight:

Before end 1912

Single seat monplane:

1 - Blackburn Aeroplane Co

Type Specification

Applies to:

Blackburn Single Seat Monoplane

Type:

Private aeroplane for Mr Cyril E. Foggin based on Mercury

Wing:

Braced constant chord monoplane wing with wooden structure covered in fabric

Fuselage:

Triangular section fuselage tapering to rear, of wooden structure covered in fabric aft of cockpit and wood forward

Tail Unit:

Fixed tailplane and elevator fixed to top of fuselage. Fin above fuselage with split rudder above and below fuselage

Landing Gear:

Main wheels on cross axle with skids to protect propellor. Tail skid

Power Plant:

One 50 hp Gnome rotary in nose

Accommodation:

Single seat for pilot in open cockpit above wing

Dimensions

Span:

32 ft 1 in

Length:

26 ft 3 in

Height:

8 ft 9 in

Wing Area:

256 sq ft

Weights

Tare:

550 lb

All-up:

980 lb

Performance

Max Speed:

60 mph

Endurance:

3 hr

Preserved in British Museums

Single seat monoplane:

G-AANI - Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden - Airworthy

Web Sites

http://www.shuttleworth.org/html/shuttleworth/air2.htm