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Great Britain's Hawker Henley target tug

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Hawker Henley target tug:
Great Britain's Hawker Henley target tug
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook
Hawker Henley target tug:
Great Britain's Hawker Henley target tug
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook

Design

The Hawker Henley was originally designed as a bomber but it was used to tow targets for ground gun crews.

Specifications

  Hawker Henley
Type Target Tug
Crew  
Engine (Type) Rolls-Royce Merlin III
Cylinders  
Cooling  
HP 1,050
Propeller blades  
Dimensions  
Span 47' 10"
Length 36' 5"
Height 11' 9"
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded 8,000 lb
Performance  
Speed 270 mph
Cruising speed  
Climb  
Service ceiling  
Range 950 miles
Armament  

Sources:

  1. Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook, Ensign L. C. Guthman, 1943
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site