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A748
Name HS-748
Manufacturer HAWKER SIDDELEY
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
WTC Medium
APC B
Type code L2T
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Mass group UNK


Manufacturered as:

AIL 748
AVRO 748
AVRO C-91
BRITISH AEROSPACE BAe-748
HAWKER SIDDELEY HS-748
HAWKER SIDDELEY HS-748 Andover
HAWKER SIDDELEY HS-780 Andover
HAWKER SIDDELEY C-91
HAWKER SIDDELEY Andover
HINDUSTAN 748
KANPUR 748


HAWKER SIDDELEY HS-748

HAWKER SIDDELEY HS-748

Description

Regional airliner. In service since 1961. Developed as the AVRO 748, transferred to HAWKER SIDDELEY as HS-748 in 1959. Built in several series: most advanced variant Super 748 (first flight July 1984) with advanced flightdeck and improved efficiency. Derivative version is BAe ATP. Military version is called Hawker Siddeley Andover (HS 780) but only a handful of these are still used. Super 748: Wingspan 31,23 m.

Technical Data

Wing span 30 m98.425 ft
Length 20.4 m66.929 ft
Height 7.6 m24.934 ft
Powerplant 2 x 2.280 SHP R-R Dart Mk 534 or 2 x 2.280 SHP R-R Dart Mk 552 turboprops with 4 blade propellers.
Engine model Rolls-Royce Dart


Accidents & Serious Incidents involving A748

None on SKYbrary

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