|First flight||April 1918|
|Primary user||U.K. (RNAS)|
|Wingspan||8.99 m (29 ft 6 in) |
|Armament||front fixed Vickers|
rear flexible Lewis
|Max Speed||174 km/h (108 mph)|
|Climb||1,500 m (5,000 ft) in 6:30|
4,000 m (13,000 ft) in 29:00
|Ceiling||4,400 m (14,500 ft)|
Experiments with Parnall Panthers began with the first prototype in April 1918 and included dropped landing gear for ditching at sea. Experiments continued through a series of five prototypes until an order of 312 was placed in September 1918, but the order was reduced to 150 as the war ended.
For more information, see Wikipedia:Parnall_Panther.
- Nowarra, p.98.
- Nowarra, p.200.