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 5 January By this point, Avro’s individual identity within the Hawker Siddeley Group had ended and the design became known as the HS Avro was not gs.748 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.
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 uawker by then reaching hs.48 end of their economic lifespan.
Avro concentrated on performance, notably for STOL operations, and found a dedicated market. Manufacturer designations Type D Type E Type F Type G Type H The was one of the first hxwker aircraft to use fail-safe design principles in the structure, instead of the then common safe-life principles.
This page was last edited on 1 Decemberat The Andover had a kneeling landing gear to make ramp loading easier.
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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. Views Sh.748 Edit View history. It had more powerful Dart Mk s engines and a unique kneeling landing gear. Retrieved 23 August News Updates from Kerala India”. After the initial batch of series 1 aircraft, production switched siddelej the series 2, similar to the series 1 but with more powerful RR Dart RDa 7 Mk engines and increased gross weight.
ahwker 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. The remaining aircraft was a modified C. Archived copy as title Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: As of July only one Andover remained in commercial service, operated by Kenyan company Wilken Aviation.
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. Retrieved 22 May In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The Andover was named after the Avro Andovera biplane transport used by the RAF for hakwer evacuation between the first and second world wars; and RAF Andoverwhere some of its trials were carried out.
From on, a large freight door in the rear cabin and strengthened cabin floor were offered as options on the 2A. Ina Hawker Siddeley was one of the last planes to be flown by noted aviator Howard Hughes. Hawker Siddeley HS The first production Andover C.
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The full contract of 31 aircraft were delivered to squadrons in Transport Command. Retrieved 18 February In the series 2A was introduced, the same basic aircraft but with Mk. Jane’s Civil and Military Aircraft Upgrades, — Airliner family by Hawker Siddeley, later British Aerospace. New Zealand’s Andovers were purchased to replace the Bristol Freighter which had even shorter range.
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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 fire protection systems. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Hawker Siddeley Andover. As of July a total of 12 HS aircraft all variants remained in airline service.
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A prototype Avro Srs 2 was used for the trials. Retrieved 30 October Retrieved 15 November The Sydney Morning Herald.
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He made several flights, accompanied by Hawker Siddeley test pilot Tony Siddley, using the company’s Hatfield airport.