Canadian Vickers Velos

Summary


The Canadian Vickers Velos was a 1927 Canadian twin-engined float-equipped sesquiplane designed and built by Canadian Vickers Limited. Designed for survey work, it proved difficult to fly and only one was built.

Canadian Vickers Velos
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Role Survey floatplane
National origin Canada
Manufacturer Canadian Vickers
First flight 1928
Introduction 1928
Retired 1928
Status destroyed
Primary user Royal Canadian Air Force
Number built 1

OperatorEdit

  Canada

SpecificationEdit

 
Canadian Vickers Velos 3-view drawing from L'Air June 1,1927

Data from [1]

General characteristics

  • Length: 44 ft 0 in (13.41 m)
  • Wingspan: 68 ft 0 in (20.73 m)
  • Max takeoff weight: 7,918 lb (3,592 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Wasp radial piston engine

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 85 mph (137 km/h, 74 kn)

See alsoEdit

Related lists

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982–1985). Orbis Publishing. p. 1040.