One prototype first flown on 12 January 1931. No production.
|A three-view drawing (800 x 714)|
| ENGINE||4 x 480hp Rolls-Royce F.XIVS|
| Take-off weight||11668 kg||25724 lb|
| Wingspan||27.43 m||90 ft 0 in|
| Length||20.35 m||67 ft 9 in|
| Height||6.81 m||22 ft 4 in|
| Wing area||178.19 m2||1918.02 sq ft|
| Max. speed||258 km/h||160 mph|
| Ceiling||7681 m||25200 ft|
| Range||1852 km||1151 miles|
| ARMAMENT||2 x 7.7mm machine-guns, 12 x 110kg bombs|
|Terrence I. Murphy, tismurph=hotmail.com, 13.02.2012|
The Vickers Type 163 was a prototype British biplane bomber design of the 1930s built by Vickers-Armstrong. It was based on the Vickers Vanox (Vickers "Type 150") scaled up to take four engines in paired mountings. It was submitted both as a bomber and as a troop carrier to Air Ministry specifications B.19/27 and C.16/28 respectively first flying on 12 January 1931. Only one was produced.
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