Percival P.56 Provost

Trainer

Percival P.56 Provost T.1 G-KAPW / XF603 PAC/56/311 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Percival P.56 Provost is a single-engine two-seat trainer aircraft produced by the British manufacturer Percival Aircraft Company.
Crew2
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelAlvis Leonides 126
Engine Power410 kW550 hp
Speed322 km/h174 kts
  200 mph
Service Ceiling7.620 m25.000 ft
Range1.037 km560 NM
644 mi.
Empty Weight1.520 kg3.351 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.996 kg4.400 lbs
Wing Span10,72 m35 ft 2 in
Wing Area19,9 m214 ft
Length8,74 m28 ft 8 in
Height3,72 m12 ft 2 in
First Flight24.02.1950
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1951-1956
Total Production461
ICAO CodePPRO
Data for (Version)Percival P.56 Provost T.Mk 1
VariantsProvost T.Mk 1, Provost Mk.51, Mk.52, Mk.53

[Photo-ID: 7233] Karsten Palt 2013-05-19
Percival P.56 Provost T.1, , G-KAPW, c/n PAC/56/3, Karsten Palt, 2013Percival
P.56 Provost T.1
Reg.: G-KAPW
c/n: PAC/56/3
 
unusual paint scheme
The Shuttleworth Collection [Old Warden Aerodrome Biggleswade]
[Photo-ID: 7232] Karsten Palt 2013-05-19
Percival P.56 Provost T.1, , G-KAPW, c/n PAC/56/3, Karsten Palt, 2013Percival
P.56 Provost T.1
Reg.: G-KAPW
c/n: PAC/56/3
 
unusual paint scheme
The Shuttleworth Collection [Old Warden Aerodrome Biggleswade]
[Photo-ID: 7231] Karsten Palt 2013-05-19
Percival P.56 Provost T.1, , G-KAPW, c/n PAC/56/3, Karsten Palt, 2013Percival
P.56 Provost T.1
Reg.: G-KAPW
c/n: PAC/56/3
 
unusual paint scheme
The Shuttleworth Collection [Old Warden Aerodrome Biggleswade]
[Photo-ID: 6737] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Percival P.56 Provost T.1, Royal Air Force, WV562, c/n PAC/56/108, Karsten Palt, 2013Percival
P.56 Provost T.1
Royal Air Force
Reg.: WV562
c/n: PAC/56/108
 
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford [Shifnal, Shropshire]
[Photo-ID: 6738] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Percival P.56 Provost T.1, Royal Air Force, WV562, c/n PAC/56/108, Karsten Palt, 2013Percival
P.56 Provost T.1
Royal Air Force
Reg.: WV562
c/n: PAC/56/108
 
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford [Shifnal, Shropshire]
[Photo-ID: 6964] Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
Percival P.56 Provost T.1, Royal Air Force, WV606, c/n PAC/56/133, Karsten Palt, 2013Percival
P.56 Provost T.1
Royal Air Force
Reg.: WV606
c/n: PAC/56/133
 
Newark Air Museum [Winthorpe, Newark]