Heenan Planet Satellite
Варианты:
Heenan - Planet Satellite - 1948 - Великобритания
Страна: Великобритания
Год: 1948

Единственный экземпляр
View of the completed Satellite at Farnborough in September 1948.
Rather similar in lines to the BD-5 series was the British Planet Satellite of 1948. It was a four-seater powered by a 250 h.p. D. H. Gipsy Queen in the tail and was constructed of magnesium alloy. It never flew and was dismantled and melted down.
The Planet Satellite during its sole public exhibition at the SBAC Display, Farnborough, in 1948.
View of the completed Satellite at Farnborough in September 1948.
The Planet Satellite G-ALOI, photographed at Redhill, where it was erected in 1948. The aircraft was blue overall, with red trim and silver lettering and nose.
The prototype Satellite under construction in its jig. The simplicity of the structure is evident.
A mock-up of the Satellite's front fuselage plainly indicates the clear vision, roomy seating layout and the quality of comfort of the aircraft.
A scale model of the Satellite.
An artist's impression of the Planet Satellite emphasising the advantage of the family aeroplane over the family car. Even in 1948, judging by the photograph background, road traffic was as congested as it is today.
Planet Satellite
A general arrangement drawing of the Satellite.