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Great Britain's Percival Q.6 Petrel transport

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Percival Q.6 Petrel transport:
Great Britain's Percival Q.6 Petrel transport
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook
Percival Q.6 Petrel transport:
Great Britain's Percival Q.6 Petrel transport
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook

Design

The Percival Q.6 Petrel is made primarily from plywood.

Specifications

  Percival Q.6 Petrel
Type Transport
Crew 2
Passengers 6 - 7
Engine (Type) 2: de Havilland Gypsy Six
Cylinders  
Cooling Liquid
HP 205 each
Propeller blades  
Dimensions  
Span 46' 8"
Length 32' 8"
Height 9' 9"
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded 5,550 lb
Performance  
Speed 195 mph
Cruising speed  
Climb  
Service ceiling  
Range 700 miles
Armament  

Sources:

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