Blackburn B-1 Segrave
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Blackburn B-1 Segrave

Four-seat cabin monoplane powered by two 89kW de Havilland Gipsy Ills or similar engine. Six aircraft only: the prototype built by Saunders-Roe and flown on 28 May 1930 was followed by three built by Blackburn and two by Piaggio as P.12s.

Blackburn B-1 SegraveA three-view drawing (800 x 747)

sven, 09.09.2016

Only a guess but it probably had split flaps which would not be visible in the 3 view.

David Turner, 08.09.2016

Surprised that such an advanced machine would not have flaps.

Klaatu83, 21.03.2014

"... wonder why it didn't catch on?"

In 1930 the designer of this aircraft, Sir Henry Seagrave, was killed while attempting to set a new water speed record. Since the plane was really his project, interest in it soon petered out.

Gerry Jarvis, 08.11.2007

Looks like a forerunner of the "Faithful Annie", the Avro Anson. Looks like a nice clean design for the time... wonder why it didn't catch on?

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