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Blackburn T.3 Velos

 

 

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In 1925 the Blackburn Aeroplane & Motor Co concluded an arrangement with the Greek Government to organise an aircraft factory at Phaleron, near Athens, Greece. The EAF / State Aircraft Factory constructed a series of Velos two seat torpedo planes, designed by Blackburn; a series of Armstrong Whitworth Atlas two seat fighters; and a series of Avro 504O and 504N trainers.
 
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Greek built Velos taking off in Phaleron Bay


Engine: 1 x 450hp Napier Lion V
Take-Off Weight: 2815 kg / 6206 lb
Empty Weight: 1766 kg / 3893 lb
Wingspan: 14.78 m / 48 ft 6 in
Length: 10.82 m / 35 ft 6 in
Height: 3.73 m / 12 ft 3 in
Wing Area: 60.76 sq.m / 654.01 sq ft
Max. Speed: 172 km/h / 107 mph
Ceiling: 4298 m / 14100 ft
Range: 580 km / 360 miles
Crew: 2
Armament: 1 x 7.7mm machine-gun, 4 x 100kg bombs or a torpedo

 

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