Avro Anson: Images of Aviation

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The Avro Anson was born from the germ of an idea in 1933, when G. Woods Humphrey, managing director of Imperial Airways, met Sir John Siddeley, chief executive of the Armstrong Siddeley Development Company, to discuss his ideas for a new aircraft. Sir John passed the specification to A.V. Roe & Co. Ltd, where chief designer Roy Chadwick began work on the first of many Avro designs. That first design, approved by Imperial Airways and brought into production in 1934, was for a four-passenger, mail-carrying aircraft, powered ...

Avro Anson: Images of Aviation 1997, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780752417387

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