Percival P.40 Prentice

Trainer

Percival P.40 Prentice Royal Air Force VS623 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Percival P.40 Prentice is a single-engine three-seat trainer aircraft produced by the British manufacturer Percival Aircraft Company.
Production of the Percival Prentice was carried out by Blackburn Aircraft Limited. The Prentice was also license-built by HAL, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited in India for the Indian Air Force.
Crew2/3
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine Modelde Havilland Gipsy Queen 32
Engine Power186 kW250 hp
Speed230 km/h124 kts
  143 mph
Service Ceiling5.486 m18.000 ft
Range637 km344 NM
396 mi.
Empty Weight1.461 kg3.220 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.905 kg4.200 lbs
Wing Span14,02 m45 ft 12 in
Wing Area28,3 m305 ft
Length9,53 m31 ft 3 in
Height3,92 m12 ft 10 in
First Flight03/1946
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1947-1949
Total Productionca. 620
ICAO CodePREN
Data for (Version)Percival Prentice T.1

[Photo-ID: 6883] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Percival P.40 Prentice, Royal Air Force, VS623, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Percival
P.40 Prentice
Royal Air Force
Reg.: VS623
 
ex G-AOKZ
Midland Air Museum [Coventry]
[Photo-ID: 6882] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Percival P.40 Prentice, Royal Air Force, VS623, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Percival
P.40 Prentice
Royal Air Force
Reg.: VS623
 
ex G-AOKZ
Midland Air Museum [Coventry]
[Photo-ID: 6962] Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
Percival P.40 Prentice T.1, Royal Air Force, VR249, c/n PAC-075, Karsten Palt, 2013Percival
P.40 Prentice T.1
Royal Air Force
Reg.: VR249
c/n: PAC-075
 
Newark Air Museum [Winthorpe, Newark]
[Photo-ID: 6963] Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
Percival P.40 Prentice T.1, Royal Air Force, VR249, c/n PAC-075, Karsten Palt, 2013Percival
P.40 Prentice T.1
Royal Air Force
Reg.: VR249
c/n: PAC-075
 
Newark Air Museum [Winthorpe, Newark]