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Avro I Biplane Avro I Biplane

1908


Alliot Verdon Roe, the founder of Avro, the firm that was to play such a ...

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Avro I Triplane

1909

Avro I Triplane

Avro II Triplane Avro II Triplane

1910

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Avro III Triplane

1910

Avro III Triplane

Avro IV Triplane Avro IV Triplane

1910


The Type D is notable in two respects. First, the prototype was at one point ...

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Avro Type D

1911

Avro Type D

Avro 500 / Type E Avro 500 / Type E

1912


Avro Type F

1912

Avro Type F

Avro Type G Avro Type G

1912


One aircraft only, first flown in February 1912; converted into the Lakes Sea Bird in ...

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Avro Duigan Biplane

1912

Avro Duigan Biplane

Avro Burga Monoplane Avro Burga Monoplane

1912

In 1912 A. V. Roe and Company built a shoulder-wing monoplane to the designs of Lt. ...

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Non-specialist readers will know, and perhaps remember, the participation in World War II of such ...

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Avro 504

1913

Avro 504

Avro 501 Avro 501

1913


Avro 503 / Type H

1913

Avro 503 / Type H

Avro 511 Avro 511

1914


Avro 510

1914

Avro 510

Avro 508 Avro 508

1914


Built for the Admiralty early in 1916, the Avro 519 single seat biplane bore a distinct ...

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Avro 519

1916

Avro 519

Avro 521 Avro 521

1916

The Avro 521 two-seat fighter, which was flown late in 1915, was something of a hybrid ...

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Flown for the first time in May 1916, the Pike three-seat twin-engined biplane was designed primarily ...

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Avro 523 Pike

1916

Avro 523 Pike

Avro 527 Avro 527

1916

The final two-seat fighter derivative of the basic Avro 504 design, the Avro 527 was built ...

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Avro 528

1916

Avro 528

Avro 529 Avro 529

1917


Of relatively clean aerodynamic design by contemporary standards and featuring a ducted propeller spinner, the Avro 530 ...

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Avro 530

1917

Avro 530

Avro 531 Spider Avro 531 Spider

1918

An unsponsored private-venture single-seat fighter designed by Roy Chadwick and flown for the first time in April ...

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Avro 533 Manchester

1918

Avro 533 Manchester

Avro 534 / 543 / 554 Baby Avro 534 / 543 / 554 Baby

1919

Britain's first post-World War I practical light aircraft was the Avro Baby, which was fitted with ...

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Avro 536 / 546

1919

Avro 536 / 546

Avro 539 Avro 539

1919


Avro 548

1919

Avro 548

Avro 547 Avro 547

1920


Avro 552

1921

Avro 552

Avro 555 Bison Avro 555 Bison

1921

Deck-landing reconnaissance and Fleet gunnery spotting biplane, first flown in 1921. Twelve Bison Is built ...

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Three-seat heavy bomber of 1922 powered by a 485kW Rolls-Royce Condor III engine. Fifteen built ...

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Avro 549 Aldershot

1922

Avro 549 Aldershot

Avro 558 Avro 558

1923


Avro 560

1923

Avro 560

Avro 561 / 563 Andover Avro 561 / 563 Andover

1924

Similar in many respects to the Aldershot, the 561 Andover was produced to fly the ...

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Avro 557 Ava

1924

Avro 557 Ava

Avro 562 Avis Avro 562 Avis

1925


Avro 571/572 Buffalo

1926

Avro 571/572 Buffalo

Avro 566 Avenger Avro 566 Avenger

1926

Aerodynamically one of the cleanest fighter biplanes of its era, the Avenger, designed as a private ...

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Wooden two-seat Avro 581 Avian powered by a 52kW Armstrong Siddeley Genet engine; built for ...

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Avro 581 Avian

1927

Avro 581 Avian

Avro 584 Avocet Avro 584 Avocet

1927

The Avocet was designed to the requirements of Specification 17/25, which, issued in June 1926, called ...

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One prototype, first flown in July 1928. No production.

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Avro 604 Antelope

1928

Avro 604 Antelope

Avro 621 Tutor Avro 621 Tutor

1929

The original Avro Trainer of 1929 was designed as a replacement for the Avro 504N ...

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Avro 618 Ten

1929

Avro 618 Ten

Avro 619 Five Avro 619 Five

1929


Avro 626 Prefect

1930

Avro 626 Prefect

Avro 624 Six Avro 624 Six

1930


One aircraft only, conversion of unfinished Avro 608 Hawk. Completed as Avro 627 Mailplane. Converted ...

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Avro 627 Mailplane

1931

Avro 627 Mailplane

Avro 631 / 643 Cadet Avro 631 / 643 Cadet

1932


Avro 638 Club Cabet

1933

Avro 638 Club Cabet

Avro 640 Cadet Avro 640 Cadet

1933


Avro 639 Cabin Cadet

1933

Avro 639 Cabin Cadet

Avro 642/2m Avro 642/2m

1934


Avro 642/4m

1934

Avro 642/4m

Avro 652 Anson Avro 652 Anson

1935

The Anson was derived from the Avro 652 - two of which were built to ...

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Avro 641 Commodore

1935

Avro 641 Commodore

Avro 636 Avro 636

1935


The Manchester was a twin-engined, medium-range bomber. First flown in prototype form in July 1939 ...

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Avro 679 Manchester

1939

Avro 679 Manchester

Avro 683 Lancaster Avro 683 Lancaster

1941

Most famous of all Avro military aircraft and without doubt the most successful heavy night ...

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The York transport aircraft was developed from the Lancaster bomber. The original prototype first flew ...

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Avro 685 York

1942

Avro 685 York

Avro 691 Lancastrian Avro 691 Lancastrian

1943

The Lancastrian was a high-speed long-range transport conversion of the Lancaster bomber. The first conversions ...

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The last piston-engined bomber to serve with the RAF, the Lincoln conformed to Specification B.14/43 ...

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Avro 694 Lincoln

1944

Avro 694 Lincoln

Avro Tudor Avro Tudor

1945

The original Type 688 Tudor was conceived in 1943 to Specification 29/43 as a commercial ...

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The Lancastrian, a high-speed transport derived from the Lancaster bomber, was an ideal ...

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Avro 691 Lancastrian Jet

1946

Avro 691 Lancastrian Jet

Avro 701 Athena Avro 701 Athena

1948

Two-seat trainer designed (to Specification T.7/45) for advanced flying training, day and night navigation, gunnery, ...

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Built primarily to carry out extensive research into the behaviour of delta wings at low ...

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Avro 707

1949

Avro 707

Avro 696 Shackleton Avro 696 Shackleton

1949

The Shackleton was a maritime reconnaissance aircraft with a stressed skin fuselage and Avro Tudor ...

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Large research aircraft, six of which were built for the Ministry of Supply to act ...

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Avro 706 Ashton

1950

Avro 706 Ashton

Avro 698 Vulcan Avro 698 Vulcan

1952

The first jet bomber to employ the delta-wing configuration. The original Avro 698 Vulcan prototype ...

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