Developed as the AVRO , transferred to HAWKER SIDDELEY as HS in Built in several series: most advanced variant Super Designed by AV Roe & Co Ltd, the type was later built by Hawker Siddeley as the HS, the majority having been built under the aegis of Hawker Siddeley. The AVRO / Hawker Siddeley HS is a twin-engined regional airliner for max. 58 passengers produced by the British manufacturer AVRO, A.V. Roe and.
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The type was retired from service in New Zealand’s Andovers were purchased to replace the Bristol Freighter which had even shorter range. Typical passenger seating in the HS is for 40—48 economy class seats 4 abreasthowever most passenger HS s still in service are operated as quick change combiswith a movable bulkhead dividing the main cabin, with 4 to 40 seats in the rear section and cargo in the forward section.
Retrieved 5 January Wikimedia Commons has media related to Hawker Siddeley Andover. Following a release to service in Maythe fifth production aircraft was delivered to No. Retrieved from ” https: The RAF decided to order a military variant of thedesignated the Avro ; and the original Avro prototype was modified with an upswept rear fuselage and rear loading ramp as the Avro MF, to test the military version.
The Andover had a kneeling landing gear to make ramp loading easier. The remaining aircraft was a modified C. There was a follow-on order placed with Hawker Siddeley for six aircraft as the CC. Retrieved 8 August The HS was essentially a but with a redesigned rear fuselage and empennage which included a large rear loading ramp and a squatting main landing gear to facilitate loading large freight items.
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Avro concentrated on performance, notably for STOL operations, and found a dedicated market. By this point, Avro’s individual identity within the Hawker Siddeley Hawkwr had ended and the design became known as the HS Retrieved 15 November The Vickers Viscount had the larger end of the short-haul market, and Avro therefore decided to design a smaller regional airliner powered by two Rolls-Royce Dart turboprop engines, intended to replace the many DC-3 Dakotas that were by then reaching the end of their economic lifespan.
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Ina Hawker Siddeley was one of the last planes to be flown by noted aviator Howard Hughes. Retrieved 18 February The first Avro flew from the company’s Woodford, Cheshire aircraft factory on 24 Juneand testing of the two prototypes quickly proved the hs.48 short-field performance.
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As of July only one Andover remained in commercial service, operated by Kenyan company Wilken Aviation. This was accomplished sicdeley a long, high lift wing and a unique single slot flap with a hinged flap tab at the trailing edge. It had more powerful Dart Mk s engines and a unique kneeling landing gear.
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As of July a total of 12 HS aircraft all variants remained in airline service. Avro was not the only company to see the potential for a DC-3 ahwker, and by this point work on the ‘s direct competitor, the Fokker F27 Friendship turboprop, was well advanced. South African Civil Aviation Authority. The first production Andover C.
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In the Series 2B was introduced, with a 4-foot increase in wingspanMk engines, a modernized passenger cabin, and improvements to the fuel, water methanol injection systemand engine fire protection systems. Avro therefore decided to compete by producing a more rugged design with better short-field performanceallowing it to operate from smaller airports and those with rough surfaces.
A dihedral tailplane was also fitted to keep it clear of the propeller slipstream.