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|bgcolor=#F0F0F0| [[Avro: Ashton| Avro 706 Ashton]]
 
|bgcolor=#F0F0F0| [[Avro: Ashton| Avro 706 Ashton]]
 
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|bgcolor=#F0F0F0| 1950
|bgcolor=#F0F0F0| Prototype jet airliner made by Avro during the 1950s. Although it flew nearly a year before the [[de Havilland]] Comet, it represented an experimental program and was never intended for commercial use. Based on the Avro 688 Tudor 8 piston-engined airliner, the Avro Type 689 Tudor 9 later renamed the Ashton was a four-jet engined research aeroplane powered by [[Rolls-Royce Engines: Nene|Nene]] engines paired in wing nacelles. Six were built using the Avro Tudor airframe
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|bgcolor=#F0F0F0| Prototype jet airliner made by Avro during the 1950s. Although it flew nearly a year before the [[de Havilland]] Comet, it represented an experimental programme and was never intended for commercial use. Based on the Avro 688 Tudor 8 piston-engined airliner, the Avro Type 689 Tudor 9 later renamed the Ashton was a four-jet engined research aeroplane powered by [[Rolls-Royce Engines: Nene|Nene]] engines paired in wing nacelles. Six were built using the Avro Tudor airframe
 
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|bgcolor=#F0F0F0| [[Avro: Atlantic| Avro 722 Atlantic]]
 
|bgcolor=#F0F0F0| [[Avro: Atlantic| Avro 722 Atlantic]]

Latest revision as of 11:30, 24 February 2020

Note: This is a sub-section of Avro

List of aircraft produced.

Note: Built by Avro.
Note: Built by Avro Canada.

See Also

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Sources of Information

  • The Aeroplanes of the Royal Flying Corps (Military Wing) by J. M. Bruce. Published in 1982. ISBN 0-370-30084-x
  • The Encyclopedia of British Military Aircraft by Chaz Bowyer. Published in 1982. ISBN 1-85841-031-2
  • [1] Wikipedia
  • Warplanes of the World 1918-1939 by Michael J. H. Taylor. Published 1981. ISBN 0-7110-1078-1
  • Wikipedia