Avro Aircraft Types

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AVRO 560

YEAR BUILT: 1923

WINGSPAN: 36 ft

NUMBER BUILT:

LENGTH: 21 ft

CREW: 1

POWERPLANT: 1 x 698 cc Blackburne Tomtit

Avro 560
Avro 560

In September 1923.

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Avro 560
Avro 560

In September 1923.

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NOTES: Designed by A.V. Roe himself for the Daily Mail Light Aeroplane Trials in 1923.

AVRO ANDOVER

TYPE 561

YEAR BUILT: 1924

WINGSPAN: 68 ft

HEIGHT: 15 ft 3 in

NUMBER BUILT: 3

LENGTH: 51 ft 3 in

CREW: 2 (+ 12 passengers)

MAX SPEED: 110 mph

POWERPLANT: 1 x 650 hp Rolls-Royce Condor III

Avro Andover (Type 561)
Avro Andover (Type 561)

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Avro Andover (Type 561)
Avro Andover (Type 561)

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NOTES: Military transport and flying ambulance. Converted from the 549 Aldershot.

AVRO AVIS

TYPE 562

YEAR BUILT: 1924

NUMBER BUILT: 1

WINGSPAN: 30 ft 1 in

LENGTH: 24 ft

HEIGHT: 9 ft

CREW: 1 (+ 1 passenger)

MAX SPEED: 75 mph

POWERPLANT: 1 x 1,096 cc Blackburne Thrush or 1 x 1,500 cc Blackburne Thrush or 1 x 1,096 cc Bristol Cherub I or 1 x 1,096 cc Bristol Cherub II

Avro Avis (Type 562)
Avro Avis (Type 562)

At Hamble in 1924.

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Avro Avis (Type 562)
Avro Avis (Type 562)

At Hamble in 1924.

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NOTES: Built specifically for the Air Ministry's Two Seal Light Aeroplane Trials in 1924. Hinkler won the Grosvenor Challenge Trophy in this aeroplane.

AVRO ANDOVER

TYPE 563

YEAR BUILT: 1925

WINGSPAN: 68 ft

HEIGHT: 16 ft 1.5 in

NUMBER BUILT: 1

LENGTH: 51 ft 7 in

CREW: 2 (+ 12 passengers)

MAX SPEED: 110 mph

POWERPLANT: 1 x 650 hp Rolls-Royce Condor III

Avro Andover (Type 563)
Avro Andover (Type 563)

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Avro Andover (Type 563)
Avro Andover (Type 563)

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NOTES: Civil version of the Avro 561 Andover.

AVRO AVENGER I

TYPE 566

YEAR BUILT: 1926

WINGSPAN: 32 ft

HEIGHT: 10 ft 3 in

NUMBER BUILT: 1

LENGTH: 25 ft 6 in

CREW: 1

MAX SPEED: 180 mph

POWERPLANT: 1 x 525 hp Napier Lion VIII

Avro Avenger I (Type 566)
Avro Avenger I (Type 566)

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Avro Avenger I (Type 566)
Avro Avenger I (Type 566)

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NOTES: Initially designed as a single-seat fighter.

AVRO AVENGER II

TYPE 567

YEAR BUILT: 1926

WINGSPAN: 28 ft

HEIGHT: 9 ft 9 in

NUMBER BUILT: 1

LENGTH: 25 ft 6 in

CREW: 1

POWERPLANT: 1 x 553 hp Napier Lion IX

Avro Avenger II (Type 567)
Avro Avenger II (Type 567)

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Avro Avenger II (Type 567)
Avro Avenger II (Type 567)

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NOTES: Competed in several races including the 1928 King's Cup.

AVRO BUFFALO I

TYPE 571

YEAR BUILT: 1926

WINGSPAN: 46 ft

HEIGHT: 13 ft 9 in

NUMBER BUILT: 1

LENGTH: 36 ft 6 in

CREW: 2

MAX SPEED: 135 mph

POWERPLANT: 1 x 450 hp Napier Lion VA

Avro Buffalo I (Type 571)
Avro Buffalo I (Type 571)

In 1927.

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Avro Buffalo I (Type 571)
Avro Buffalo I (Type 571)

In 1927.

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NOTES: Produced in response to Specification 21/23 for a deck-landing bomber.

AVRO BUFFALO II

TYPE 572

YEAR BUILT: 1927

WINGSPAN: 37 ft 3 in

HEIGHT: 14 ft

NUMBER BUILT: 1

LENGTH: 37 ft 3 in

CREW: 2

MAX SPEED: 135 mph

POWERPLANT: 1 x 530 hp Napier Lion XIA

Avro Buffalo II (Type 572)
Avro Buffalo II (Type 572)

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Avro Buffalo II (Type 572)
Avro Buffalo II (Type 572)

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NOTES: Evolution of the Type 571.

AVRO 581 AVIAN

TYPE 581

YEAR BUILT: 1926

WINGSPAN: 32 ft

HEIGHT: 8 ft 3 in

NUMBER BUILT: 1

LENGTH: 24 ft 3 in

CREW: 2

MAX SPEED: 70 mph

POWERPLANT: 1 x 70 hp Armstrong Siddeley Genet

Avro 581 Avian (Type 581)
Avro 581 Avian (Type 581)

With Avro test pilot Bert Hinkler.

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Avro 581 Avian (Type 581)
Avro 581 Avian (Type 581)

With Avro test pilot Bert Hinkler.

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NOTES: Prototype for the Avian series of biplanes. Won six-lap race at the Daily Mail Light Aeroplane Trials in 1926. Bert Hinkler flew solo from England to Australia in 15 days, smashing the world's long-distance record.

AVRO AVOCET

TYPE 584

YEAR BUILT: 1926

WINGSPAN: 29 ft

HEIGHT: 11 ft 10 in

NUMBER BUILT: 2

LENGTH: 27 ft 6 in

CREW: 1

POWERPLANT: 1 x 180 hp Armstrong Siddeley Lynx IV

ARMAMENT: 2 x 0.303 Vickers machine guns

Avro Avocet (Type 584)
Avro Avocet (Type 584)

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Avro Avocet (Type 584)
Avro Avocet (Type 584)

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NOTES: A naval seaplane fighter designed for Specification 17/25. Used as a practice machine for Schneider Trophy pilots.

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