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Handley Page HP115

Handley Page HP115

XP841 - Handley Page HP115. Built to Spec - RE.197D at Radlett in 1960 as part of the Concorde development programme. Used for research into delta wing shapes at slow speed.

17/08/1961 - first flew at RAE Bedford
1965 - took part in the Paris Airshow at Le Bourget
1973 - completed flight trials and retired at 500 hrs
01/02/1974 - flown to RAF Colerne and into the museum
09/10/1975 - moved by road to the museum at RAF Cosford
06/06/1979 - by road to FAAM on loan from Science Museum and put on display as part of the Concorde exhibition
13/11/1999 - to Cobham Hall store
2012 - currently on display in FAAM

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Role - Single seat delta wing research aircraft

Manufacturers - Handley Page

Power Plant - One Bristol Siddeley Viper 1,900lbs thrust

Wingspan - 20ft

Length - 45ft

Weight - 5,050lbs

Max Speed - 248mph

Range - 40mins endurance

Armament - Nil


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  • de Havilland Vampire T22 de Havilland Vampire T22
  • Westland Wyvern TF1 Westland Wyvern TF1
  • British Aircraft Corporation 221 British Aircraft Corporation 221
  • Hawker Hunter T8M Hawker Hunter T8M
  • Sea Harrier FRS.1 (XZ493) Sea Harrier FRS.1 (XZ493)

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