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Avro Anson
Avro Anson Oren Rozen-photo.jpg
Avro Anson in flight photo Oren Rozen
File:Avro Ansons (L9162 and N4876.jpg
Two Ansons collided in mid flight and landed in paddock
History
Type Avro Anson
Role Twin engine maritime patrol and trainers
Manufacturer Avro
Produced 1930s - 1952 UK (8,138); Canada (2,882)
Number built 11,020
Primary users RAF; Fleet Air Arm; RCAF; RAAF
In service 1935
Out of service late 1990s.


Remarks

General characteristics

  • Crew: Three or four
  • Length: 12.88 m
  • Wingspan: 17.22 m
  • Height: 3.00 m
  • Empty weight: 2,500 kg
  • Max takeoff weight: 3,900 kg
  • Powerplant: 2 x Armstrong Siddeley Cheetah radial engines, 350 hp each
  • Maximum speed: 392 km/hr
  • Range: 1,271 km
  • Service ceiling: 5,791 m
  • Armament
  • Guns: 1 x 7.7mm machine gun in front fuselage, 1 x 7.7mm Vickers machine gun in dorsal turret.
  • Bombs: 163 kg

Crew members

No. 4 Service Flying Training School Geraldton