Avro Canada TS-140
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The Avro Canada TS-140 was a proposed design by Avro Canada to meet the United States Navy TS-140 Specification in 1956. The TS-140 was a canard type aircraft to be powered by four Bristol Orpheus jet engines.
The USN selected the Bell D-188A proposal instead but that was never built either.
Data from
- Crew: 1, pilot
- Length: 15.24 m (50 ft)
- Wingspan: 7.70 m, Canards 5.56 m (25.25 ft, Canards 18.25 ft)
- Height: 2.97 m (9.75 ft)
- Wing area: 66 m² Including Canards (215 ft² Including Canards)
- Empty weight: 4,663 kg (10,280 lb)
- Loaded weight: 6,464 kg (14,250 lb)
- Max. takeoff weight: 7,371 kg (16,250 lb)
- Powerplant: 4 × Bristol Orpheus 801 turbojets, 22 kN (4,850 lbf) each
- Maximum speed: 2115 km/h (1314 mph) estimated
- Service ceiling: 18,288 m (60,000 ft) estimated
- Rate of climb: 926.7 m/s (55,600 ft/min) at Mach 0.9 estimated
- Thrust/weight: 1.1 estimated
- Missiles: 4x AIM-9 Sidewinder
- Bzuk 2001, p.56.
- Zuk, Bill. Avrocar, Canada's Flying Saucer: The Story Of Avro Canada's Secret Projects. Erin, Ontario: Boston Mills Press, 2001. ISBN 1-55046-359-4.
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