Aircraft

MW Aircraft

Whittaker MW4

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This aircraft was the first of the range of MW Microlights to be designed and was the last newly designed aircraft to fly from the BAC Bristol Factory at Filton. It can now be seen at the Bristol Aeroplane museum next to the Bristol Boxkite – the first and last aeroplanes from the factory. Plans are not available for this aircraft

Whittaker MW5 Sorcerer

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Seats1
Length16' 6"
Max Weight630 lbs
ConstructionWood, metal & fabric
Span28'
Rate of Climb600 ft/min
EngineRotax
Wing Area120 Sq Ft
Cruise63 mph

This aircraft is a single seat microlight and the decendent of the MW4. Plans are available for this aircraft. See the Plans page for details.

Whittaker MW6

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MW6 Specifications

Number of Seats2
Length15'
Max Weight820lbs
ConstructionWood Metal Fabric
Span22'
Rate of Climb700 ft/min
EngineRotax
Wing Area160 sq ft
Cruise55 mph

The MW6 Series of aircraft is the most popular of the MW aircraft, available in 2 main variations, the basic 2 seat tandem version and the MW6S 2 seat side by side version. Recently there has been another variation, the MW6-SFT, which has a conventional tailplane.