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Wywern

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The Westland Wyvern was a British single-seat carrier-based multi-role strike aircraft built by Westland Aircraft that served in the 1950s, seeing active service in the 1956 Suez Crisis. Production Wyverns were powered by a turboprop engine driving large and distinctive contra-rotating propellers, and could carry aerial torpedoes.

General Characteristics

  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 38.3ft (11.7m)
  • Length 28.1ft (8.6m)
  • Height 12.4ft (3.8m)
  • Empty Weight 8,716lbs (3,953kg)
  • Loaded Weight 14,672lbs (6,655kg)

Performance

  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.272
  • Wing Loading 48.8lbs/ft2 (238.3kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 300.6ft2 (27.9m2)
  • Drag Points 2338

Parts

  • Number of Parts 71
  • Control Surfaces 5