This, J7498, was the first of three Handley Page H.P.28 (Type C.7) Handcross day bombers built in December 1924 to Air Ministry Spec. 26/23. Later, carrier landing trials were conducted with this massive 60-ft. span, 3-bay biplane . Carrying a crew of two, the Handcross was powered by a 650-h .p. Rolls-Royce Condor Mk. III water-cooled engine which gave a maximum speed of 117 m.p.h. for an a.u.w. of 7.480 lb. Time to 6.000 ft. was 7 min. Length. 40 ft.; height. 13 ft. 6 in .