Developed as the AVRO , transferred to HAWKER SIDDELEY as HS in Built in several series: most advanced variant Super Designed by AV Roe & Co Ltd, the type was later built by Hawker Siddeley as the HS, the majority having been built under the aegis of Hawker Siddeley. The AVRO / Hawker Siddeley HS is a twin-engined regional airliner for max. 58 passengers produced by the British manufacturer AVRO, A.V. Roe and.
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Retrieved 15 November Several carriers use the as a bulk fuel hauler, with either seven or eight fixed tanks in the cabin with a total capacity of about litres US Gallons.
After the initial batch of series 1 aircraft, production hhawker to the series 2, similar to the series 1 but with more powerful RR Dart RDa 7 Mk engines and increased gross weight. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Type D Type E Type F Type G Type Hakwer He made several flights, accompanied by Hawker Siddeley test pilot Tony Blackman, using the company’s Hatfield airport. The Andover had a kneeling landing gear to make ramp loading easier.
Ina Hawker Siddeley was one of the last planes to be flown by noted aviator Howard Hughes. Views Read Edit View history.
In the series 2A was introduced, the same basic aircraft but with Mk. South African Civil Aviation Authority. The first production Andover C.
The type was retired from service in Manufacturer designations Type D Type E Type F Type G Type H British military transport aircraft — Hawker Siddeley aircraft Twin-engined tractor aircraft Twin-engined turboprop aircraft Aircraft first flown in Flight Testing to Win. Archived copy as title Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: As of July a total of 12 HS aircraft all variants remained in airline service. In the Series 2B was introduced, with a 4-foot increase in wingspanMk engines, a modernized passenger cabin, and improvements to the fuel, water methanol injection systemand engine fire protection systems.
Retrieved 23 August In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The RAF decided to order a military variant of thedesignated the Avro ; and the original Avro prototype was modified with an upswept rear fuselage and he.748 loading ramp as the Avro MF, to test the military version. This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ahwker 5 January As of July a total of six ex-military Andovers remained in commercial service, operated by: The Hawker Siddeley HS is a medium-sized turboprop airliner originally designed by the British firm Avro in the late s as a replacement for the aging DC-3s then in widespread service as feederliners.
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At the start of the s the Royal Air Force RAF issued a requirement for a medium tactical freighter and Avro started work on a military variant of the Rolls-Royce Dart -powered twin-engined Avro airliner. The original design was started inafter the Duncan Sandys Defence White Paper sidddeley most military manned-aircraft development in the UK, and Avro decided to re-enter the civilian market.
A dihedral tailplane was also fitted to keep it clear of the propeller slipstream. Retrieved 22 May Avro was not the only company to see the potential for a DC-3 replacement, and by this point work on the ‘s direct competitor, the Fokker F27 Friendship turboprop, was well advanced. Quick Search Result for Air Creebec ” “. Siddeleg wing was mounted low on the fuselage with dihedral from the root, allowing good overall ground clearance and easy mounting of strong landing gear.
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Original plans were for a 20—30 seat aircraft with a similar configuration to the Fokker F27but talks with potential customers soon led to a low-wing seat design being chosen for the project. The full contract of 31 aircraft were delivered to squadrons in Transport Command. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Other features of the included an internal engine starting system, and systems and structures that were designed to be easy to inspect and repair in the field with limited equipment.