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Handley Page Type W

Handley Page Type W

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Type W by numbers
First Flight:4 December 1919
Capacity:12 passengers
Powerplant:Nose: 1 × Rolls-Royce Eagle IX V-12 of 269kW (360 hp) Wings: 2 x Siddeley Puma engines of 179 kW
Range:805km (500mi)
Maximum Speed:166km/h (103mph)
Ceiling:5,560m (18,000ft)
Length:18.33m (60ft 2in)
Wingspan:22.9m (75ft 2in)
Height:5.18m (17ft 0in)
Weight:3,630kg (8,000lb)


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