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Avro 504

504K, South Kensington
504K, South Kensington

Production Details

Design Company:

A.V.Roe and Co Ltd, Clifton Street, Miles Platting, Manchester

First Flight:

18 September 1913

Avro 504:

68 - A.V.Roe and Co Ltd

Avro 504A:

685 - A.V.Roe and Co Ltd
150 - S.E.Saunders Ltd
100 - The Bleriot & Spad Aircraft Works
300 - The Humber Motor Co Ltd
200 - Parnall and Sons
50 - The Eastbourne Aviation Co Ltd

Avro 504B:

60 - A.V.Roe and Co Ltd
110 - Parnall and Sons
60 - The Sunbeam Motor Car Co Ltd
20 - The Regent Carriage Co Ltd

Avro 504C:

50 - The Brush Electrical Engineering Co Ltd
30 - A.V.Roe and Co Ltd

Avro 504D:

6 - A.V.Roe and Co Ltd

Avro 504E:

10 - A.V.Roe and Co Ltd

Avro 504J:

1350 - A.V.Roe and Co Ltd
300 - Harland and Wolff Ltd
200 - The Sunbeam Motor Car Co Ltd
150 - The Brush Electrical Engineering Co Ltd

Avro 504K:

400 - Frederick Sage and Co Ltd
250 - The Henderson Scottish Aviation Factory
450 - Hewlett and Blondeau Ltd
550 - The Humber Motor Co Ltd
900 - The Grahame-White Aviation Co Ltd
250 - Parnall and Sons
300 - Harland and Wolff Ltd
200 - Morgan and Co
100 - Savages Ltd
1650 - A.V.Roe and Co Ltd
100 - The Eastbourne Aviation Co Ltd
350 - The Brush Electrical Engineering Co Ltd
350 - The Sunbeam Motor Car Co Ltd
15 - Australian Aircraft and Engineering Co Ltd
28 - SABCA, Belgium
2 - Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd, Toronto
250 - Nakajima Aircraft Manufacturing Co, Japan
30 - Aichi Watch and Electric Machinery Co, Japan

U-1 Avrushka:

737 - Russia

Avro 504L:

7 - A.V.Roe and Co Ltd
6 - The Eastbourne Aviation Co Ltd
4 - Nakajima Aircraft Manufacturing Co

Avro 504M:

1 - A.V.Roe and Co Ltd

Avro 504N:

555 - A.V.Roe and Co Ltd
5 - Danish Naval Shipyard
1 - Canadian Vickers Ltd
31 - SABCA, Belgium

Avro 504Q:

1 - A.V.Roe and Co Ltd

Avro 504R Gosport:

28 - A.V.Roe and Co Ltd
34 - Fabrica Militar de Aviones, Argentina

Type Specification

Applies to:

Avro 504N Lynx

Type:

Two seat elementary or advanced training biplane

Wing:

Equal span, staggered, two bay biplane. Top centre section, which is cut back to spars front and rear, to improve upward view, is supported above fuselage on four vertical centre section struts. Two pairs of spruce interplane struts on either side of fuselage. Wing structure consists to two spruce spars and spurce and plywood ribs, the whole being covered in fabric. Ailerons on all four wings

Fuselage:

Rectangular structure, built up of ash longerons and spruce or ash cross struts, braced with high tensile steel wire, the whole being covered with fabric

Tail Unit:

Normal monoplane type. Separate tail planes and elevators. Steel tube frames, spruce spars and ribs, covered with fabric. No fin. Balanced rudder

Landing Gear:

Cross axle type. Consists of two legs, the bottom ends of which are hinged by radius rods to two vees mounted to the rear, under fuselage

Power Plant:

One 200 hp Armstrong Siddeley Lynx seven cylinder radial air cooled engine

Accommodation:

Tandem open cockpits

Dimensions

Span:

36 ft

Length:

28 ft 11 in

Height:

10 ft 10 in

Wing Area:

320 sq ft

Weights

Empty:

1,584 lb

Loaded:

2,240 lb

Performance

Max Speed:

100 mph

Initial Rate of Climb:

770 ft/min

Service Ceiling:

17,000 ft

Preserved in British Museums

Avro 504J:

C4451 - Solent Sky, Southampton - Display

Avro 504K:

D7560 - Science Museum, South Kensington - Display
E449 - Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon - Display
H1968 - Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington - Display
H5199 - Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome - Airworthy
G-AACA - Brooklands Museum, Brooklands - Display
G-ABAA - Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, Manchester - Display

Avro 504L:

S-AHAA - Avro Heritage Centre, Woodford Aerodrome - Restoration

Web Sites

http://www.avro504.org/


Page Created: 9 June 2002

Last Update: 30 August 2004

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