Miles M.38 Messenger

Liaison / Touring Aircraft

Miles M38 Messenger © Colin Hunter
Photo ©: Colin Hunter (Photos at
The Miles M.38 Messenger is a single-engine four-seat liaison and touring aircraft produced by the British manufacturer Miles Aircraft Limited.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelBlackburn Cirrus Major 3
Engine Power116 kW156 hp
Speed219 km/h118 kts
  136 mph
Service Ceiling4.877 m16.000 ft
Range419 km226 NM
260 mi.
Empty Weight659 kg1.453 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.091 kg2.405 lbs
Wing Span11,03 m36 ft 2 in
Wing Area17,8 m192 ft
Length7,32 m24 ft 0 in
Height2,29 m7 ft 6 in
First Flight12.09.1942
Production Statusout of production
Total Production93
Developed fromMiles M.28
Data for (Version)Miles M.38 Messenger 2A

[Photo-ID: 2949] Hartmut Ehlers 2009-04-04
Miles Miles M.38 Messenger 2A, , G-AJWB, c/n 6699, Hartmut Ehlers, 2009Miles
Miles M.38 Messenger 2A
Reg.: G-AJWB
c/n: 6699
Engine run-up in front of its home - Hangar 3 of EDHE. The photographer is \"homeported\" next door, in Hangar 2.
[Uetersen-Heist (EDHE)]