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Miles Satyr

M.1 Satyr

Manufacturer: George Parnall and Company
Designed by: Frederick George Miles
First flight: 1932
Retired: 1936
Status: Destroyed
Primary user: Luxury Air Tours Limited
Number built: 1

The Miles M.1 Satyr was a 1930s British single-seat aerobatic biplane designed by F.G. Miles and built for him by George Parnall and Company.

Design and development

The Satyr was designed in 1932 by F.G. Miles. It was a wooden single-seat aerobatic biplane powered by a 75 hp Pobjoy R engine. The aircraft (registered G-ABVG) first flew in August 1932. Although the aircraft flew well Miles decided to concentrate on monoplane designs and only one was built. The only Satyr crashed in September 1936.

Specifications (M.1)

General characteristics

Crew: One
Length: 17 ft 8 in (5.38 m)
Wingspan: 21 ft 0 in (6.4 m)
Empty weight: 594 lb (269 kg)
Gross weight: 900 lb (408 kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Pobjoy R, 75 hp (56 kW)

Performance

Maximum speed: 122 mph (196 km/h)

Bibliography

Amos, Peter. and Brown, Don Lambert. Miles Aircraft Since 1925, Volume 1. London: Putnam Aeronautical, 2000. ISBN 0-85177-787-0.
Brown, Don Lambert. Miles Aircraft Since 1925. London: Putnam & Company Ltd., 1970. ISBN 0-37000-127-3.
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985). Orbis Publishing.
Jackson, A.J. British Civil Aircraft since 1919. London: Putnam, 1974. ISBN 0-370-10014-X.

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