Avro 508


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Avro 508

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Barry, 12.01.2017 18:17

The one and only 508 was built in March 1914 but did not fly until April 1915. Resembling a back to front 504, the R.F.C. showed no interest so it was used at Hendon as training aircraft and engine tester until it was broken up in 1916.

Power plant 1 x 80 h.p Gnome Monosoupape 7 Type A

Crew 2

Span 44'0" Length 26'9" Height 10'0" Wing area 468 sq ft
Empty weight 1,000 lb Gross weight 1.680 lb

Maximum speed 45 mph


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