Westland Wallace Aircraft



Production Details

Design Company:

Westland Aircraft Ltd, Yeovil

First Flight:

31 October 1931

PV.6:

1 - Westland (converted from Wapiti)

Wallace I:

66 - Westland (58 converted from Wapiti)

Wallace II:

107 - Westland

Type Specification

Applies to:

Westland Wallace II

Type:

General purpose aircraft

Wing:

Two bay, staggered, unswept, equal span biplane. Metal structure, fabric covered. Ailerons on all for wings

Fuselage:

Fuselage mounted on lower wing. Metal structure with fabric covering

Tail Unit:

Braced fin and tailplane with unbalanced elevator and balanced fin

Landing Gear:

Divided type fixed main gear with tail wheel

Power Plant:

One 665 hp Bristol Pegasus IV in nose

Accommodation:

Pilot and gunner in enclosed cockpits aft of wing

Armament:

One fixed Vickers forward and one Lewis aft. Bomb load of 580 lb

Dimensions

Span:

46 ft 5 in

Length:

34 ft 2 in

Height:

11 ft 6 in

Wing Area:

488 sq ft

Weights

Empty:

3,680 lb

Loaded:

5,750 lb

Performance

Max Speed:

158 mph

Initial Climb:

1,350 ft/min

Service Ceiling:

24,100 ft

Range:

470 miles

Preserved in British Museums

Wallace II:

K6035 - Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon - Fuselage

Wallace Replica:

Unmarked - Suttleworth Collection, Old Warden - Fuselage frame

Web Sites

http://www.rafmuseum.com/westland-wallace-ii.htm