Miles M.65 Gemini

Touring Aircraft

Miles M.65 Gemini 1A, G-AKKH, c/n 6479 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Miles M.65 Gemini is a twin-engine four-seat touring aircraft produced by the British manufacturer Miles Aircraft Limited.
The main gear of the Miles M.65 Gemini is retractable. The main production variant was the M.65 Gemini 1A with 135 built airframes. The Miles M.75 Aires (only two built) is an improved variant powered by Blackburn Cirrus Major III engines with 155 hp / each.
Crew1
Passengers3
Propulsion2 Piston Engines
Engine ModelBlackburn Cirrus Minor II
Engine Power (each)75 kW100 hp
max. Cruise Speed217 km/h117 kts
  135 mph
Speed233 km/h126 kts
  145 mph
Service Ceiling3.444 m11.300 ft
Rate of climb185 m/min606 ft/min
Range1.593 km860 NM
990 mi.
Empty Weight875 kg1.929 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.361 kg3.000 lbs
Wing Span11,02 m36 ft 2 in
Wing Area17,7 m191 ft
Length6,76 m22 ft 2 in
Height2,29 m7 ft 6 in
First Flight26.10.1945
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1945-1947
Total Production152
ICAO CodeGEMI
Data for (Version)Miles M.65 Mk.1A
VariantsM.65 Gemnini, 1A, Miles M.75 Aires

[Photo-ID: 7230] Karsten Palt 2013-05-19
Miles M.65 Gemini 1A, , G-AKKH, c/n 6479, Karsten Palt, 2013Miles
M.65 Gemini 1A
Reg.: G-AKKH
c/n: 6479
 
The Shuttleworth Collection [Old Warden Aerodrome Biggleswade]
[Photo-ID: 7228] Karsten Palt 2013-05-19
Miles M.65 Gemini 1A, , G-AKKH, c/n 6479, Karsten Palt, 2013Miles
M.65 Gemini 1A
Reg.: G-AKKH
c/n: 6479
 
The Shuttleworth Collection [Old Warden Aerodrome Biggleswade]
[Photo-ID: 7229] Karsten Palt 2013-05-19
Miles M.65 Gemini 1A, , G-AKKH, c/n 6479, Karsten Palt, 2013Miles
M.65 Gemini 1A
Reg.: G-AKKH
c/n: 6479
 
The Shuttleworth Collection [Old Warden Aerodrome Biggleswade]