Hawker Tomtit

The Hawker Tomtit is a British training biplane from the late 1920s.

Variants

Tomtit

Two-seat training, club, sports and personal aircraft.

Tomtit Mk I

Two-seat primary trainer for the RAF.

Specifications

Crew

2

Length

23 ft 8 in (7.21 m)

Wingspan

28 ft 6 in (8.69 m)

Height

8 ft 8 in (2.64 m)

Wing area

238 sq ft (22.1 m2)

Empty weight

1,100 lb (499 kg)

Gross weight

1,750 lb (794 kg)

Powerplant

1 × Armstrong Siddeley Mongoose IIIC 5-cylinder radial engine, 150 hp (110 kW)

Performance

Maximum speed

124 mph (200 km/h, 108 kn) at 1,000 ft (300 m)

Range

350 mi (560 km, 300 nmi)

Service ceiling

19,500 ft (5,900 m)

Rate of climb

1,000 ft/min (5.1 m/s)

Time to altitude

14.5 min to 10,000 ft (3,000 m).

 

 

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