Avions Fairey Tipsy


Fairey Tipsy Trainer 1, G-AFRV, c/n 10, Legermuseum Brussel © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Avions Fairey Tipsy B is a light single-engine two-seat trainer aircraft produced by the Belgian manufacturer Avions Fairey and under license by the British Tipsy Light Aircraft Company.
The Tipsy Bc has an enclosed cockpit while the Tipsy B and the British built Tipsy Trainer and Trainer 1 have an open cockpit. The Trainer and Trainer 1 were optimized in several areas.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelWalter Mikron II
Engine Power45 kW60 hp
Speed194 km/h105 kts
  121 mph
Service Ceiling6.000 m19.685 ft
Rate of climb131 m/min430 ft/min
Range800 km432 NM
497 mi.
Empty Weight245 kg540 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight475 kg1.047 lbs
Wing Span9,50 m31 ft 2 in
Wing Area12,0 m129 ft
Length6,60 m21 ft 8 in
Height1,73 m5 ft 8 in
First Flight08.05.1937
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1937-1948
Total Production42
Data for (Version)Tipsy Trainer

[Photo-ID: 6528] Karsten Palt 2013-04-01
Fairey Tipsy B Belfair, , G-AFJR, c/n 2, Karsten Palt, 2013Fairey
Tipsy B Belfair
Reg.: G-AFJR
c/n: 2
Koninklijk Legermuseum [Brussel]
[Photo-ID: 6529] Karsten Palt 2013-04-01
Fairey Tipsy Trainer 1, , G-AFRV, c/n 10, Karsten Palt, 2013Fairey
Tipsy Trainer 1
Reg.: G-AFRV
c/n: 10
Koninklijk Legermuseum [Brussel]