One prototype, first flown on 6 August 1934. No production.
|A three-view drawing (824 x 786)|
| ENGINE||1 x 635hp Bristol Pegasus IIM.3|
| Take-off weight||3791 kg||8358 lb|
| Empty weight||1982 kg||4370 lb|
| Wingspan||16.03 m||53 ft 7 in|
| Length||11.28 m||37 ft 0 in|
| Height||3.81 m||13 ft 6 in|
| Wing area||53.79 m2||578.99 sq ft|
| Max. speed||259 km/h||161 mph|
| Ceiling||6614 m||21700 ft|
This plane, the Vickers 253, won the competition for selection against similar types from both Fairey and Parnall (the last military type produced by that company). However the Vickers model did not go into production as the Air Ministry selected a monoplane in it's place namely the Vickers Wellesley (q.v.).
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