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Great Britain's Airspeed Queen Wasp target

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Airspeed Queen Wasp target:
Great Britain's Airspeed Queen Wasp target
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook
Airspeed Queen Wasp target:
Great Britain's Airspeed Queen Wasp target
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook

Design

The Airspeed Queen Wasp was designed to meet a Royal Navy specification for a radio controlled target to be used for aerial gunnery.

Production

  • Airspeed Queen Wasp: 5 prototypes

Specifications

  Airspeed Queen Wasp
Type Target
Crew  
Engine (Type) 1: Armstrong Siddeley Cheetah
Cylinders  
Cooling  
HP  
Propeller blades  
Dimensions  
Span 31'
Length 29'
Height  
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded  
Performance  
Speed  
Cruising speed  
Climb  
Service ceiling  
Range  
Armament  

Sources:

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