16 results found
Registration / Serial:VW126
Other Marks:P
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 696/716 Shackleton
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 696/716 Shackleton
Aircraft Version:Avro 696 Shackleton
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:1949
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Photo ID:116582
View count: 11
The prototype Avro Shackleton on an early test flight from Woodford soon after its first flight on 9 March 1949. Obtained from Avros 60 years ago.
Registration / Serial:VW126
Aircraft Version:Avro 696 Shackleton
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):
Location:In Flight
Photo Date:1949
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:June 1944
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Photo ID:116200
View count: 5
The Avro York production line in Ringway's Southside Hangar 522 in summer 1944. MW124 has its serial chalked on its nose. It was delivered to 511 Squadron on 28 August 1944, later serving 51 Sqn. Disposed for scrap in June 1950. Image obtained from Avro over 40 years ago.
Registration / Serial:MW124
Aircraft Version:Avro 685 York C1
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
Photo Date:June 1944
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:1947
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Photo ID:115604
View count: 7
The prototype Tudor 2 after modification with a taller fin. From A.V.Roe 60 years ago.
Registration / Serial:G-AGSU
Aircraft Version:Avro 689 Tudor 2
Operator / Titles:A.V. Roe
C/n (msn):1235
Location:In Flight
Photo Date:1947
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
City / Airport:Cranwell (EGYD)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:1933
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Photo ID:115105
View count: 6
Delivered to the RAF College at Cranwell in 1933, being one of 280 delivered to become the RAF's standard trainer. Sold postwar as G-AHSA and currently airworthy with the Shuttleworth Collection at Old Warden. Image obtained 60 years ago.
Registration / Serial:K3215
Aircraft Version:Avro 621 Tutor
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Cranwell (EGYD)
Photo Date:1933
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:1948
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Photo ID:114199
View count: 9
The Tudor 8 was a conversion from Tudor 4 G-AGST and was fitted with four Rolls-Royce Nene 4 turbojets, first flying thus on 6 September 1948. It was demonstrated at that year's Farnborough Air Show. This one-off type was fitted with a tailwheel undercrriage, and was developed into the tri u/c Avro 706 Ashton. VX195 was broken up in 1951. From Avros 60 years ago.
Registration / Serial:VX195
Aircraft Version:Avro 688 Tudor 8
Operator / Titles:A.V. Roe
C/n (msn):1249
Location:In Flight
Photo Date:1948
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Registration / Serial:L7246
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 679 Manchester
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 679 Manchester
Aircraft Version:Avro 679 Manchester
Operator / Titles:A.V. Roe
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:July 1939
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Photo ID:114198
View count: 5
The prototype Avro Manchester twin-engined bomber, powered by two Rolls Royce Vulture engines, shortly after completion at Ringway. It first flew on 24 July 1939 with test pilot H.A. "Sam" Brown at the controls. From Avro 50 years ago.
Registration / Serial:L7246
Aircraft Version:Avro 679 Manchester
Operator / Titles:A.V. Roe
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
Photo Date:July 1939
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Registration / Serial:J6852
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 549 Aldershot
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 549 Aldershot
Aircraft Version:Avro 549C Aldershot IV
Operator / Titles:A.V. Roe
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Hamble (North) (EGHM) (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:1927
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Photo ID:113698
View count: 10
The Aldershot was a large long range heavy bomber which served 99 Squadron RAF from 1924 until 1926. There were two prototypes and 15 production examples. J6852 was the first to fly in early 1922. It was later modified as the Type 549C with an 850 h.p. Beardmore Typhoon as seen here. From Avros 60 years ago.
Registration / Serial:J6852
Aircraft Version:Avro 549C Aldershot IV
Operator / Titles:A.V. Roe
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Hamble (North) (EGHM) (closed)
Photo Date:1927
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Registration / Serial:BT308
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 683/691 Lancaster/Lancastrian
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 683/691 Lancaster/Lancastrian
Aircraft Version:Avro 683 Lancaster
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:January 1941
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Photo ID:113697
View count: 8
The prototype Lancaster BT308 was assembled and had its initial test flights at Ringway. It is seen here with the initial small fins supplemented by a third on the fusealage. After its first flight on 9 January 1941, the familiar larger elliptical twin fins were fitted. From Avro 60 years ago.
Registration / Serial:BT308
Aircraft Version:Avro 683 Lancaster
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
Photo Date:January 1941
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Registration / Serial:G-AGSU
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 689 Tudor
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 689 Tudor
Aircraft Version:Avro 689 Tudor 2
Operator / Titles:(A.V. Roe)
C/n (msn):1235
City / Airport:Manchester - Woodford (EGCD) (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:1946
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Photo ID:113000
View count: 5
The prototype stretched Tudor 2 taking off on a test flight. Retains the original pointed fin shape. Crashed on take-off at Woodford on 23 August 1947 because of incorrect assembly of ailerons. Designer Roy Chadwick and others were killed. Obtained from Avro over 50 years ago.
Registration / Serial:G-AGSU
Aircraft Version:Avro 689 Tudor 2
Operator / Titles:(A.V. Roe)
C/n (msn):1235
City / Airport:Manchester - Woodford (EGCD) (closed)
Photo Date:1946
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Registration / Serial:L7247
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 679 Manchester
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 679 Manchester
Aircraft Version:Avro 679 Manchester
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:July 1940
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Photo ID:112999
View count: 9
The second prototype Manchester made its first flight from its Ringway birthplace on 26 May 1940. This view shows that it has been modified with a large central fin but retains the small elliptical outer fins. Armament has been installed for tests. From Avros 60 years ago.
Registration / Serial:L7247
Aircraft Version:Avro 679 Manchester
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
Photo Date:July 1940
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Registration / Serial:G-AGMD
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 683/691 Lancaster/Lancastrian
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 683/691 Lancaster/Lancastrian
Aircraft Version:Avro 691 Lancastrian 1
Operator / Titles:BOAC
C/n (msn):1184
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:1945
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Photo ID:112825
View count: 6
"Nairn" served BOAC from June 1945 until sale to Qantas as VH-EAS in July 1947. Destroyed by fire at Dubbo NSW on 7 April 1949. From Avro 60 years ago.
Registration / Serial:G-AGMD
Aircraft Version:Avro 691 Lancastrian 1
Operator / Titles:BOAC
C/n (msn):1184
Location:In Flight
Photo Date:1945
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Registration / Serial:XA903
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 698 Vulcan
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 698 Vulcan
Aircraft Version:Avro 698 Vulcan B.1
Operator / Titles:(A.V. Roe)
C/n (msn):
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:1962
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Photo ID:112603
View count: 6
This Vulcan B.1 was retained for tests. First flew in 1957 and in 1962 it was modified for trials carrying the Blue Steel long range missile in its bomb bay, as seen here. It was later used by Bristol Siddeley Engines to test the Olympus 593 as used in Concorde. Obtained from Avros nearly 50 years ago.
Registration / Serial:XA903
Aircraft Version:Avro 698 Vulcan B.1
Operator / Titles:(A.V. Roe)
C/n (msn):
Location:In Flight
Photo Date:1962
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Registration / Serial:DT810
Other Marks:P
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 683/691 Lancaster/Lancastrian
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 683/691 Lancaster/Lancastrian
Aircraft Version:Avro 683 Lancaster B2
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:November 1941
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Photo ID:112602
View count: 4
A Lancaster with radial engines - Bristol Hercules. To guard against the possibility of shortages of RR Merlins, the Lancaster was adapted to take the Bristol engine. This is the prototype, built at Chadderton and assembled and first flown from Ringway on 26 November 1941. 300 production aircraft were built by Armstrong Whitworth and served with six Bomber Command squadrons. From Avro 60 years ago.
Registration / Serial:DT810
Aircraft Version:Avro 683 Lancaster B2
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
Photo Date:November 1941
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Registration / Serial:WR971
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 696/716 Shackleton
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 696/716 Shackleton
Aircraft Version:Avro 716 Shackleton MR3
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:1956
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Photo ID:112447
View count: 9
The second Shackleton MR.3 on a test flight over the distinctive chalk cliffs of the Isle of Wight. It wears the dark sea-grey Coastal Command scheme of the period with large black serial on the rear fuselage. Delivered in late 1956, serving 120 and 201 Squadrons. Obtained from Avros over 50 years ago.
Registration / Serial:WR971
Aircraft Version:Avro 716 Shackleton MR3
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):
Location:In Flight
Photo Date:1956
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
City / Seaplane Base:Hamble (South) - Airfield / Seaplane (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:April 1919
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Photo ID:112430
View count: 9
The unregistered protototype Baby shortly before its first flight on 30 April 1919 from Hamble, when it spun in on the nearby foreshore because the pilot cut the ignition switches inadvertently. Parts used in construction of a second example K-131, later G-EACQ and G-AUCQ. The latter is the sole survivor of the type, exhibited in a Brisbane museum. From Avro 60 years ago.
Registration / Serial:No Reg
Aircraft Version:Avro 534 Baby
Operator / Titles:A.V. Roe
C/n (msn):
City / Seaplane Base:Hamble (South) - Airfield / Seaplane (closed)
Photo Date:April 1919
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Registration / Serial:G-EBND
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 566 Avenger
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 566 Avenger
Aircraft Version:Avro 566 Avenger I
Operator / Titles:(A.V. Roe)
C/n (msn):5109
City / Seaplane Base:Hamble (South) - Airfield / Seaplane (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:1926
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)
Photo ID:112429
View count: 9
The sole Avenger biplane in its initial Type 566 configuration. First flew from Avro's Hamble airfield on 26 June 1926. Converted to Type 567 standard in 1928.
Registration / Serial:G-EBND
Aircraft Version:Avro 566 Avenger I
Operator / Titles:(A.V. Roe)
C/n (msn):5109
City / Seaplane Base:Hamble (South) - Airfield / Seaplane (closed)
Photo Date:1926
Photo from:A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd (via R.A.Scholefield)