List of Avro Aircraft Types

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Type

Name

Notes

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694

694 Lincoln

  • Designed as a large variant of the Lancaster for war in the Far East

  • Entered service after World War II had ended

  • Last piston-engined bomber in the RAF

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696

696 Shackleton

  • Maritime reconnaissance aircraft nicknamed the 'Old Growler'

  • Fitted with 4 x Rolls-Royce Griffon engines and contrarotating propellers

  • Shackleton equipment was transferred to the Hawker Siddeley Nimrod MR.1

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698

698 Vulcan

  • Nuclear deterrent 1956 - 1969

  • Fought in the Falklands War

  • Avro Vulcans XM603 and XM602 (cockpit) on display at the Avro Heritage Museum

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701

701 Athena

  • Initially developed as a three-seat turboprop advanced trainer

  • Redesigned as a conventional two-seat advanced trainer

  • Replaced the Harvard at RAF Manby

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706

706 Ashton

  • Originally designated as the Tudor Mk IX

  • High altitude test aircraft

  • A total of six aircraft built

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707

707

  • Five unique prototypes developed alongside the Vulcan to test the characteristics of delta wing aircraft

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720

720

  • Rocket-powered fighter interceptor with additional turbojet

  • Project cancelled by the Government before the prototype was completed

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748

Avro 748 /

Hawker Siddeley 748

  • Medium-sized airliner designed to replace the DC-3

  • Could operate from unsurfaced airports

  • Sold well and built under licence in India

  • Operated with the Queen's Flight

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780

780 Andover

  • Military variant of the Avro 748

  • Featured an extended fuselage and freight door

  • Used for casualty evacuation, paratrooping and as a military transport

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