Today in Aviation: The Avro 652’s Maiden Flight

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, the first Avro 652 flew in 1935. Avro built the type at the request of Imperial Airways and was certified in March of that same year.

The Avro 652 was a British light airliner from the 1930s, designed by A.V. Roe and Company (Avro). The aircraft was a twin-motor, a low-wing, retractable undercarriage monoplane with a tailwheel included. The type formed the basis for the successful Avro Anson, although only two 652 were made.

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Design and Development

In 1933, Avro was given a specification by Imperial Airways for a light airliner to transport read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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