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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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 hawkeg protection systems.

This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat There was a follow-on order placed with Hawker Siddeley for six aircraft as the CC.

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Archived from the original on 15 October Hawker and Hawker Siddeley aircraft. A dihedral tailplane was also fitted to keep it clear of the propeller hawkee.

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Retrieved 18 February The aircraft had larger four-bladed propellers than thewhich 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 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 rear loading ramp as the Avro MF, to siddeely the military version.

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.


Airliner family by Hawker Siddeley, later British Aerospace. Retrieved 15 November From on, uawker large freight door in the rear cabin and strengthened cabin floor were offered as options on the 2A.

As of July a total of six ex-military Andovers remained in commercial service, operated by: British military transport aircraft — Hawker Siddeley aircraft Twin-engined tractor aircraft Twin-engined hxwker aircraft Aircraft first flown in The Andover had a kneeling landing gear to make ramp loading easier. News Updates from Kerala India”. It had more powerful Dart Mk s engines isddeley a unique kneeling landing gear.

Manufacturer designations Type D Type E Type F Type G Type H The Vickers Viscount had the larger end of the short-haul market, and Avro therefore decided to design a smaller regional airliner powered by two Rolls-Royce Dart turboprop engines, intended to replace the many DC-3 Dakotas that were by then reaching the end of their economic lifespan. Siddwley from ” https: In the series 2A was sidceley, the same basic aircraft but with Mk.

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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. The Hawker Siddeley HS is a medium-sized turboprop airliner originally designed by the British firm Avro in the late s hawkfr a replacement for the aging DC-3s then in widespread service as feederliners.


In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Type D Type E Type Hswker Type G Type H Jane’s Civil and Military Aircraft Upgrades, — The squadron had these for six months before being disbanded; the aircraft went to 32 Squadron at RAF Northoltthe Metropolitan Communications Squadron.

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. Hawkrr and Hawker Siddeley aircraft.

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. The Sydney Morning Herald. New Zealand’s Andovers were purchased to replace the Bristol Freighter which had even shorter range.

This was accomplished with a long, high lift wing and a unique single slot flap with a hinged flap tab at the trailing edge. By this point, Avro’s individual identity within the Hawker Siddeley Group had ended and the design became known as the HS 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.

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. Kelsey Publishing January Views Read Edit View history.