A later and larger successor to the D.31 Turbulent of 1951, the D.62 Condor was similarly a low-wing, wooden-framed monoplane available as a licence built product or as a home build from plans. The D.62 was, like the D.31, built under licence by Rollason in the UK from 1961. Variants include versions converted for glider towing.
Robert Jackson "The Encyclopedia of Aircraft", 2004
| ENGINE||1 x 75hp Continental A 75 piston engine|
| Take-off weight||669 kg||1475 lb|
| Wingspan||8.72 m||29 ft 7 in|
| Length||6.95 m||23 ft 10 in|
| Height||1.75 m||6 ft 9 in|
| Cruise speed||160 km/h||99 mph|
| Range||627 km||390 miles|
|Ron Clark, 03.04.2016|
To Andy Chadwick.
I was well acquainted with your Condor back in the 1970s when it was with the Stapleford Flying Club in Essex. My first flight was on the 23/9/70, just after passing my GFT. The last flight was a return trip from an Airshow at Old Warden on 27/5/74. I still have a photograph of it parked with the other visitors. Glad to know it is still going strong.
|George Haye, 06.12.2014|
Plans not available as Condors were all factory built. They regularly come up for sale here in UK.
|Mike Ferreira, 09.11.2014|
Hi There Very nice plane.Like sraight wing and tail config.Are plans available for this plane. Regards
|Andy Chadwck, 28.01.2014|
I have owned G-AYFC since 2001, the aircraft is modified and has the same agile handling characteristics of the breed. Though it doesn't have the range of a Jodel (condors were designed for the circuit) it will cruise at 90kts and fly for a safe 3hrs. Which makes it a reasonable tourer for those with a normal bladder! FC displays in Europe and the UK.
|Dave Harvey, 16.11.2013|
Learned to fly in it at Fair oaks airodrome in the UK, 1972. Really a nice airplane for training. Very forgiving - and I needed forgiving! Very stable upright spinner. Brit pilots had to learn to spin and unspin in those days.
Do you have any comments about this aircraft ?