Heston JC.6

The Heston JC.6 was a British prototype air observation post aircraft.

The JC.6 was also known as the Heston A.2/45 or the Heston AOP.

Two aircraft were built.

Specifications

Crew

2

Length

34 ft (10 m)

Wingspan

44 ft (13 m)

Height

9 ft (2.7 m)

Wing area

274 sq ft (25.5 m2)

Gross weight

3,050 lb (1,383 kg)

Powerplant

1 × de Havilland Gipsy Queen 33 6-cylinder inverted air-cooled in-line piston engine, 240 hp (180 kW)

Propellers

2-bladed constant speed propeller, 7 ft 6 in (2.29 m) diameter

Performance

Maximum speed

125 mph (201 km/h, 109 kn)

Range

745 mi (1,199 km, 647 nmi)

Wing loading

11.3 lb/sq ft (55 kg/m2).

 

 

 

 

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