Specifications – Avro Anson MkI

Crew: Three – Four

Length: 42 ft 3 in (12.88 m)
Wingspan: 56 ft 6 in (17.22 m)
Height: 13 ft 1 in (3.99 m)
Wing area: 463 ft² (43.01 m²)
Empty weight: 5,512 lb (2,500 kg)
Loaded weight: 7,955 lb (3,608 kg)
Max. takeoff weight: 8,500 lb (3,900 kg)

Powerplant: Two × Armstrong Siddeley Cheetah IX radial engines
350 hp (261 kW) each

Performance:

Maximum speed: 188 mph (163 kn, 302 km/h) at 7,000 ft (2,100 m)
Rate of climb: 750 ft/min (3.8 m/s)

Armament:

Guns:
1 × .303 in (7.7 mm) machine gun in front fuselage
1 × .303 in (7.7 mm) Vickers K machine gun in dorsal turret
Bombs: 360 lb (163 kg)

Avro Anson MkI

 

 

 

 

Avro Anson MkI

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