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

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Avro Hawker Siddeley Hindustan Aeronautics. Retrieved from ” https: By this point, Avro’s individual identity within the Hawker Siddeley Group had ended and the design became known as the HS Archived copy as title Webarchive template wayback links CS1 hwker Manufacturer designations Type D Type E Type F Type G Type H Wikimedia Commons has media related to Hawker Siddeley Andover.

Archived from the original on 15 October British military transport aircraft — Hawker Siddeley aircraft Twin-engined tractor aircraft Twin-engined turboprop aircraft Aircraft first flown in Avro concentrated on performance, notably for STOL operations, and found a dedicated market.

A prototype Avro Srs 2 was used for the trials.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 15 November The Sydney Morning Herald. 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.


Ina Hawker Siddeley was one of the last planes to be flown by noted aviator Howard Hughes. British airliners — Avro aircraft Hawker Siddeley aircraft Twin-engined tractor aircraft Aircraft first flown in Low-wing aircraft. 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.

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. A dihedral tailplane was also fitted to keep siddley clear of the propeller slipstream. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The Andover had a kneeling landing gear to make soddeley loading easier. Avro therefore decided to compete by producing a more rugged design with better short-field performanceallowing it to operate from smaller airports and those with rough surfaces. Typical passenger seating in the HS is for 40—48 economy class seats 4 abreasthowever most passenger HS s still in service are operated as quick change combiswith a movable bulkhead dividing the main cabin, with 4 to 40 seats in the rear section and cargo in the forward section.

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.

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Manufacturer designations Type D Type E Type F Type G Type H This was accomplished with a long, high lift wing and a unique single slot flap with a hinged flap tab at the trailing edge.


Several carriers use the as a bulk fuel hauler, with either seven or eight fixed tanks bs.748 the cabin with a total capacity of about litres US Gallons. 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. 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.

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Archived from the original on In the Series 2B was introduced, with a 4-foot increase in siiddeleyMk engines, a modernized passenger cabin, and improvements to the fuel, water methanol injection systemand engine fire protection systems. The remaining aircraft was a modified C.

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Kelsey Publishing January South African Civil Aviation Authority. The type was retired from service in Airliner family by Hawker Siddeley, later British Aerospace. He made several flights, accompanied by Hawker Siddeley test pilot Tony Blackman, using the company’s Hatfield airport. As of July a total of 12 HS aircraft all variants remained in airline service.

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