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Vickers 71 Vixen

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A single Valparaiso I (actually the prototype), was sold by Vickers to Chile in 1924. It was successful in Chilean service, resulting in an order for a further 18 modified aircraft, which reverted to the original name of Vixen, as the Vixen V.


71 Vixen I
Engine: 1 x 450hp Napier Lion I
Max take-off weight: 2143 kg / 4725 lb
Empty weight: 1406 kg / 3100 lb
Wingspan: 12.19 m / 40 ft 0 in
Length: 8.84 m / 29 ft 0 in
Height: 3.96 m / 13 ft 0 in
Wing area: 48.87 sq.m / 526.03 sq ft
Max. speed: 221 km/h / 137 mph
Ceiling: 5913 m / 19400 ft
Crew: 2
Armament: 2-3 x 7.7mm machine-guns
Bombload: 227kg

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Type 71 Vixen I


 

 


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