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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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. Archived from the original on 15 October The aircraft had larger four-bladed propellers than hs.784which required a greater distance between the engines and the fuselage, although the wingtips were reduced by 18 inches to maintain the same wingspan as the Views Read Edit View history.

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Retrieved 23 August Type D Type E Type F Type G Type H In other projects Wikimedia Commons. 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. The first Avro flew from the company’s Woodford, Cheshire aircraft factory on 24 Juneand testing of the two prototypes quickly proved the type’s short-field soddeley.

The first production Andover C. 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.


It had more powerful Dart Mk s engines and a unique kneeling landing gear. New Zealand’s Andovers were purchased to replace the Bristol Freighter which had even shorter range.

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A dihedral tailplane was also fitted to keep it clear of the propeller slipstream. After the initial batch of series 1 aircraft, production switched to the series 2, similar to the series 1 but with more powerful RR Dart RDa 7 Mk engines and increased gross weight. Hawker Siddeley HS British military transport aircraft — Hawker Siddeley aircraft Twin-engined tractor aircraft Twin-engined turboprop aircraft Aircraft first flown in Flight Testing to Win.

The HS was essentially a but with a redesigned rear fuselage and empennage which included a large rear loading ramp and a squatting main landing gear to facilitate loading large freight items. 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. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The original design was started inafter the Duncan Sandys Defence White Paper ended most military manned-aircraft development in the UK, and Avro decided to re-enter the civilian market. Views Read Edit View history.

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Type D Type E Type F Type G Type H Manufacturer designations Type D Type E Type F Type G Type H From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He made several flights, accompanied by Hawker Siddeley test pilot Tony Blackman, using the company’s Hatfield airport.


The was one of the first medium-sized aircraft to use fail-safe design principles in the structure, instead of the then common safe-life principles. Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 1 Decemberat Avro concentrated on performance, notably for STOL operations, and found a dedicated market. Ina Hawker Siddeley was one of the last planes to be flown by noted aviator Howard Hughes. Avro Hawker Siddeley Hindustan Aeronautics.

In the series 2A was introduced, the same basic aircraft but with Mk. Kelsey Publishing January The wing was mounted low on the fuselage with dihedral from the root, allowing good overall ground clearance and easy mounting of strong landing gear.

The Andover was named after the Avro Andovera biplane transport used by the RAF for medical evacuation between the first and second world wars; and RAF Andoverwhere some of its trials were carried out. This was accomplished with a long, high lift wing and a unique single slot flap with a hinged flap tab at the bs.748 edge. Hawker and Hawker Siddeley aircraft.

British airliners — Avro aircraft Hawker Siddeley aircraft Twin-engined tractor aircraft Aircraft first flown in Low-wing aircraft. As of July a sidveley of 12 HS aircraft all variants remained in airline service. Retrieved 8 August News Updates from Kerala India”. By this point, Avro’s individual identity within the Hawker Siddeley Group had ended and the design became known as the HS