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  Powell PH.2 Racer
 
 Powell-PH2-01
 
Designed by Professor C.H. Powell, teacher at the Aeronautics Department of the University of Detroit, the PH.2 was an equal span biplane with welded steel tube fuselage and tail surfaces, appearing in 1923.
 
The wings have routed spruce beams with 1/16in ply ribs and 1/4in square cap strips. Streamline steel tubing was employed fir the interplane struts and the landing gear struts. Wing and landing bracing was 1/4in streamline steel wire. The engine was a Bristol Cherub.
 
 Powell-PH2-02
 
Possibly only two were built although detailed plans were available.
 
Engine: Bristol Cherub, 32 hp
Wingspan: 15 ft 9 in
Length: 14 ft 6 in
Height: 5 ft 3 in
Stagger: 9.5 in
Chord: 32 in
Incidence: 0 deg
Max speed: 85 mph
Cruise: 75 mph
Landing speed: 32 mph
 
 Powell-PH2-03
 
 
 
 


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