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Avro Anson
Technical Information

Background
Designed in 1934, the Anson was the first retractable undercarriage, low wing monoplane, and served in great numbers with the RAF and RAAF. Total production was around 11,000.

Service in Commonwealth
A total of 1,026 exported to Australia start-ing in 1936. Also supplied to Canada (1,528), Rhodesia (79), New Zealand (23).

Technical Details
Crew  3-4
Engine  2 x 350-hp Armstrong-Siddeley
Span  56ft 6 in
Length  42ft 3 in
Height  15' 4"
Maximum Speed  188 mph
Range  660 miles
Armament  (Turret) 1 x 7.7mm machine gun (Forward) 1 x 7.7mm machine gun
Bombload  360 lbs
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