biplane long distance coastal defence aircraft to meet the requirements of DofR Type 9 Specification|
|(later Air Ministry Specification 8/21, superceded by 16/22). One 1000 h.p. Napier Cub powerplant.|
|T.4A Cubaroo II||Cubaroo fitted
with Two 650 h.p. Rolls-Royce Condor IV powerplants at mid gap between the wings.|
|T.4B Cubaroo III||As Cubaroo II fitted with Two 650 h.p. Rolls-Royce Condor III powerplants.|
|T.4C Cubaroo IV||As Cubaroo II with powerplants moved to lower wing.|
aircraft ordered from The Blackburn Aeroplane and Motor Co. Ltd, Leeds, Yorkshire, to contract 227756/21 (revised on 326529/22).
First flew August 1924.|
- N167|| || || 2|| || || |
used a series of Works Order Numbers rather than Constructors Numbers to identify individual airframes, but referred to here
as C/n's for consistency.
- The aircraft was built at the Olympia Works, Leeds, but erected and flown from Brough Aerodrome,
- Blackburn Aircraft
Since 1909, A.J. Jackson (Putnam, 1989)
- Fleet Air Arm Aircraft, Units and Ships, 1920 to 1939,
Ray Sturtivant with Dick Cronin (Air Britain Publications, 1998)