Miles M.52 Free Aircraft Paper Model

Miles M.52 Free Aircraft Paper Model

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Miles M.52 Free Aircraft Paper Model

Posted on Jan 7 2013 at 07:02:23 PM in Visual Arts

Miles M.52 Free Aircraft Paper Model

This aircraft paper model is a Miles M.52, a turbojet powered supersonic research aircraft project designed in the United Kingdom in the mid 1940s, the paper model was created by Hol_nice, and the scale of the papercraft is in 1:72.

In 1946 the Air Ministry controversially changed the project to a series of unmanned rocket-powered scale aircraft, launched from a modified de Havilland Mosquito. In a successful test flight Mach 1.38 was achieved by a scale model in normally controllable transonic and supersonic level flight, a unique achievement at that time which validated the aerodynamics of the M.52. At that point the ministry cancelled that project and issued a new requirement which was to result in the English Electric Lightning. Work on the afterburning version of the Power Jets W.B.2/700 turbojet was also cancelled and the Power Jets company was incorporated into the National Gas Turbine Establishment.

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 28 ft (8.5 m)
  • Wingspan: 27 ft (8.2 m)
  • Wing area: 108.1 ft² (10.04 m²)
  • Loaded weight: 7,710 lb (3,500 kg)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 8,200 lb (3,720 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Power Jets W.2/700 turbojet (fitted with augmentor and afterburner), 4,000 lbf (17.8 kN)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 1,000 mph (1,600 km/h) at 36,000 ft (11,000 m)
  • Stall speed: 170 mph (274 km/h)
  • Service ceiling: 50,000 ft (10,972 m)
  • Rate of climb: to 36,000 ft in 1.5 minutes
  • Wing loading: 55.4 lb/sq ft

You can download this Miles M.52 Free Aircraft Paper Model Download

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Created: Jan 7 2013 at 07:02:23 PM
Updated: Jan 7 2013 at 07:02:23 PM
Category: Visual Arts
Language: English

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