Miles Satyr Aircraft



Production Details

Design Company:

F.G. Miles, Sevenoaks

First Flight:

Summer 1932

M.1 Satyr:

1 - Parnall Aircraft, Yate

Type Specification

Applies to:

Miles M.1 Satyr

Type:

Aerobatic biplane for personal use by F.G. Miles

Wing:

Single bay biplane. Wings are staggered, of unequal span and unswept. Single strut between wings. Wings of wood and fabric construction with ailerons on upper wing only

Fuselage:

Fuselage mounted on lower wing is of wood and fabric construction

Tail Unit:

Cantilever tailplane with elevator at top of fuselage with single fin and rudder

Landing Gear:

Crossaxle type with tail skid

Power Plant:

One 75 hp Pobjoy R seven cylinder air cooled radial in the nose

Accommodation:

Single seat for pilot in open cockpit above lower wing and aft of upper wing

Dimensions

Span:

21 ft

Length:

17 ft 8 in

Height:

6 ft 6 in

Wing Area:

117 sq ft

Weights

Loaded:

900 lb

Performance

Max Speed:

125 mph

Rate of Climb:

1,400 ft/min

Preserved in British Museums

None known

Web Sites

http://www.miles-aircraft.com/M.1_satyr.html