Aircraft [Richard Pearse Utility Aircraft]

Richard Pearse, Maker

1928-1948
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Maker and Role
Richard Pearse, Maker
Production Date
1928-1948
Description
Two-seater monoplane with hybrid propeller - rotor mounted at front. Propeller has variable pitch and engine could operate as either 2-stroke or 4-stroke. Aeroplane has a tubular metal structure with a fabric covering. Fabric is a light canvas with a coat of paint. Fabric remains on proper left wing, fuselage and cabin. Aeroplane has 3 wheels for take-off and landing - 2 at front and one at the back. Controls inside cockpit for engine, foot pedals for working rudder. Tail section can fold forward.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Textile/Canvas
Organic/Vegetal/Plant Extract/Latex/Rubber
Accession No
1964.134
Credit Line
Richard Pearse. 1928-1948. Aircraft [Richard Pearse Utility Aircraft], 1964.134. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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