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Armstrong Whitworth AWP.22 M Wing SST
« on: July 27, 2011, 10:38:54 am »
Image,  model pic (both from http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php?topic=10116.0) :

http://www.testpilot.ru/uk/bac/223/images/sst1.jpg

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e68/GTwiner/scan0031.jpg

and test report:

http://naca.central.cranfield.ac.uk/reports/arc/cp/0773.pdf


The report indicates it worked as planned. The models (inc. ones in report) show it was a very cool looking design too!
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Re: Armstrong Whitworth AWP.22 M-Wing SST
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2011, 10:53:06 am »
That is an astonishing design !!


I was going to ask where the wheels were, when the PDF finally opened. Despite appearances, the wing is entirely in one plane-- I thought it was gull-winged, or the outer panels cranked per Valkyrie...

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Re: Armstrong Whitworth AWP.22 M-Wing SST
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2011, 11:47:36 am »
Still exists in the Farnborough Air Sciences Trust museum.
 
 
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Re: Armstrong Whitworth AWP.22 M-Wing SST
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2014, 01:42:55 pm »
https://www.flickr.com/photos/_infiniteplanes/14402073207/in/set-72157645555459774

(c) Martin Winchester. Reduced size copy attached.

Beautiful photo of a beautiful model.
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Re: Armstrong Whitworth AWP.22 M Wing SST
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2014, 01:59:31 pm »
I understand that it is an actual project, but it still has a real comic book appearance.

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Re: Armstrong Whitworth AWP.22 M Wing SST
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2014, 01:51:49 am »
You got to my flickr page before me Paul...  ;) 


Its my own fault... I've been meaning to post it and 'some other stuff' for ages... :)

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Re: Armstrong Whitworth AWP.22 M Wing SST
« Reply #6 on: October 25, 2014, 09:42:59 am »
Yes - I realised when some of the other photos looked familiar.
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Re: Armstrong Whitworth AWP.22 M Wing SST
« Reply #7 on: November 12, 2015, 04:30:20 pm »
The report indicates it worked as planned.
Well, with the caveat that drag was higher than a conventional swept wing. That likely would have killed it.