Miles M.19 Master II
Soon after the outbreak of World War II, the prototype Master II flew for the first time. It was based on the M.9 Master I but powered by a 648kW Bristol Mercury XX radial engine.
Production amounted to approximately 1,800 aircraft, a number of which were sent to South Africa. Master IIs were also acquired by the air forces of Egypt, Portugal and Turkey.
One Master II was used in connection with rocket experiments.
The M.27 Master III was a further development of the Master series
Miles turned out 3,249 of the 1940 Master I, II, and III advanced trainers.
M.19 Master Mk II
Engine: 1 x Bristol Mercury XX, 649kW / 858 hp
Max take-off weight: 2528 kg / 5573 lb
Empty weight: 1947 kg / 4292 lb
Wing loading: 23.78 lb/sq.ft / 116.0 kg/sq.m
Wingspan: 11.89 m / 39 ft 0 in
Length: 8.99 m / 29 ft 6 in
Height: 2.82 m / 9 ft 3 in
Wing area: 21.83 sq.m / 234.98 sq ft
Max. speed: 210 kts / 389 km/h / 242 mph
Service ceiling: 7650 m / 25100 ft
Range: 341 nm / 632 km / 393 miles
Armament: 1x cal.303 MG