Hawker Siddeley HS 780 Andover. Specifications. A photo.
Hawker Siddeley HS 780 Andover - British multi-purpose turboprop aircraft, designed in 1965, the aircraft manufacturer «Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Ltd.».
Hawker Siddeley HS 780 Andover photos
Turboprop multipurpose aircraft model Hawker Siddeley HS 780 Andover was developed by British aircraft manufacturers in the early 60-ies of the last century, and, initially aircraft is exclusively for military purposes - the main purpose of its use is the transportation of goods, however, the aircraft is also used for the transportation of troops , to carry out observation flights and to conduct search operations. Subsequently, after the start of the official release of the aircraft of this model, the aircraft Hawker Siddeley HS 780 Andover also launched and operated civil air carriers for regional passenger traffic, and, very effectively.
Aircraft Hawker Siddeley HS 780 Andover has a high loading capacity, which ensures a high efficiency in the transport of cargo, including oversized. It mainly promotes powerful turboprop powerplant, however, due to the relatively compact size of the aircraft, the number of aircraft transported on board the people is very limited.
A photoHawker Siddeley HS 780 Andover
Its first flight multipurpose turboprop aircraft Hawker Siddeley HS 780 Andover produced in 1965 year, and due to the fact that all the required tests have been successfully completed, the project was sent to the serial production. However, due to the fact that powerful propulsion system of the aircraft required a large amount of fuel, the model aircraft is not very popular, which is why for a very short period of release, aircraft manufacturers of the company «Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Ltd.» was built just 38 air vessels, most of which was used for military purposes, and only a few copies were used in the civil aviation sector.
Depending on the layout of the cabin, on board his plane Hawker Siddeley HS 780 Andover can carry up to 44 passengers, while the total capacity of the aircraft taking into account the crew was 47 people. Maximum payload, the received aircraft Hawker Siddeley HS 780 Andover on board is 9,5 tonnes, which is very effective, and, for the needs of the military, as well as for the needs of civil aviation.
AircraftHawker Siddeley HS 780 Andover
Aircraft Hawker Siddeley HS 780 Andover equipped with turboprop power plant consists of two engines of the brand Rolls-Royce Dart RDa.12 Mk.201, each of which has its own power in 3245 hp, which allows the aircraft to accelerate to a maximum speed of flight in 520 km \ h., and perform flights on distances of up to 2610 kilometers.
Specifications Hawker Siddeley HS 780 Andover.
- Crew: 2-3 person;
- Passenger: 44 person (depending on the layout of the cabin);
- aircraft Length: 23,78 m .;
- Wingspan: 30,02 m .;
- Plane Height: 9,15 m .;
- Weight of empty aircraft: 11580 kg. (Depending on version);
- Payload: 9500 kg .;
- Maximum takeoff weight: 23130 kg .;
- Cruising speed: 490 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight speed: 520 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight distance: 920 km .;
- Maximum flight height: 7620 m .;
- aircraft engine Type: Turboprop;
- Powerplant: 2 x Rolls-Royce Dart RDa.12 Mk.201;
- Power: 2 x 3245 hp
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