Aircraft Data Sheet: Widgeon l & ll (1924)

Widgeon l & ll
First flight: 24th September 1924
Span: 9.35m/30ft 8ins
Length: 6.4m/21ft 0ins
Max weight: 522kg/1150lb
Max level speed: 95.5knots/177kph
Power plant: One 35shp/26kW Blackburn Thrush (Widgeon l)
One Armstrong Siddeley Genet. (Widgeon ll)
Total built: 2 prototypes

The Widgeon was the second Westland entry in the 1924 competition, built to provide a monoplane response. The trials aircraft was unfortunately damaged in the course of the competition and as a consequence did not proceed in this form.