Aircraft Photo of VM125 | Avro 701 Athena T1 | UK - Air Force |
Registration / Serial:VM125
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 701 Athena
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 701 Athena
Aircraft Version:Avro 701 Athena T1
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:27 July 1948
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHS
Photo ID: 213908
Photo Comment

The Mamba-engine first prototype. Contract went to the Boulton Paul Balliol but was small production run of Merlin-powered Athena followed. VM125 was written off on August 30, 1949. Date photo is the date of a publicity photo sortie VM125 flew for Avro. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia

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