Percival Gull

Touring Aircraft

Percival P-1C Gull Four 2A G-ACGR / 17 c/n: D29 Koninklijk Legermuseum Brussels © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Percival Gull is a single-engine three-seat touring aircraft produced by the British manufacturer Percival Aircraft Company.
The Gull was the first aircraft built by Percival Aircraft Company, it was designed by the Australian Edgar Percival. The prototype (Mk I) was designated D.1 Gull. The first production variants (Mk II and Mk III) were designated D.2 Gull Four. Only the last variant D.3 Gull Six was built in the facilities of Percival Aircraft. The Gull four was built by Parnall Aircraft of Yate. The wings are foldable for easier storage.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelCirrus Hermes IV
Engine Power97 kW130 hp
max. Cruise Speed202 km/h109 kts
  125 mph
Speed233 km/h126 kts
  145 mph
Range1.206 km651 NM
749 mi.
Empty Weight531 kg1.170 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight930 kg2.050 lbs
Wing Span11,02 m36 ft 2 in
Wing Area15,7 m169 ft
Length7,57 m24 ft 10 in
Height2,25 m7 ft 5 in
First Flight1932
Production Statusout of production
Total Production48
Data for (Version)D.2 Gull Four Mk II

[Photo-ID: 6557] Karsten Palt 2013-04-01
Percival P-1C Gull Four 2A, , G-ACGR, c/n D29, Karsten Palt, 2013Percival
P-1C Gull Four 2A
Reg.: G-ACGR
c/n: D29
Koninklijk Legermuseum [Brussel]