Avro 558
1923
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Avro 558

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Avro 558


Specification 
 ENGINE1 x 500cc Douglas or 698cc Blackburne Tomtit
 WEIGHTS
    Take-off weight218 kg481 lb
    Empty weight133 kg293 lb
 DIMENSIONS
    Wingspan9.14 m30 ft 0 in
    Length5.94 m20 ft 6 in
    Wing area15.42 m2165.98 sq ft

3-View 
Avro 558A three-view drawing (800 x 835)

Comments
Barry, 16.06.2016

Two built at Hamble for the light aircraft trials held at Lympne in 1923. Neither won, but the second aircraft with the Douglas engine broke the world altitude record for it's class with a height 13,480 ft on the 13th October 1923 over Lympne. No history exists currently as to what happened to each plane.

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