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Avro 504

Avro 504

 

 

United Kingdom

 

  • Type: Double single-engine biplane trainer

  • Crew: two pilots

During the First World War and until 1924, it was the main training aircraft of the RAF Royal Flight Corps. The AVRo 504 aircraft was built in an amount of more than 8000 copies. Modifications from A to H were designed with 1913 for 1917 year. And although he is best remembered in the role of training aircraft, he gained first fame during the first months of the First World War as a scout-bomber. The described modification 504K was put into operation in 1918 year, it is distinguished by a universal engine mount that allowed to equip the glider with any of several different rotary engines.

 

Avro 504 photo

Avro 504 photo

 

Currently in the UK there are two airworthy aircraft AVRo 540K, one of which is a replica built in 1994 year. Another airworthy instance is in the US. In addition, in various museums around the world remained more 12 aircraft.
 

Kharkteristika Avro 504:

  • Length: 8,97 m Wingspan: 10,97 height: 3,17 m

  • Empty weight: (with the engine, "Ron») 558,38 kg Maximum take-off: 829,63 kg

  • Aircraft performance characteristics:

  • Maximum speed: 152,9 km / h

  • Range: 400 km

  • Powerplant: "Clerjus" "Ron" and "Warner Skereb"

  • Power: (engine "Ron») 110 l. from. (82,7 kW)

  • Date of first flight: 18 September 1913 years

 

Avro 504 scheme

Avro 504 scheme

 

The remaining airworthy modifications: 504J, 504K and 504N plus a replica of 504Ks

Right: While the plane is an exact replica of it was built on the original specifications of AVRo. Currently, he flies under the auspices of the Demo Team "Great War."

 

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