Avro Antelope

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  1. cheddar cheese

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    Back in ye olde days of this site, Hot Space kept going on about this plane, the Avro Antelope.

    What the hell was it used for, was it used in WW2, what are its stats and was it any good at its intended role?! ;)
     

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    Hmm, interesting! 8)
     
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    Here's some stats I quickly found....


    Edit: Oops! :oops: this is from the same site linked above - how Scorpyesque of me....


    Avro 604 Antelope

    Type:
    High performance day bomber

    Wing:
    Single bay staggered biplane with ailerons on upper wing only, lower wing shorter span and narrower chord. Wings are fabric covered with metal structure

    Fuselage:
    All metal fuselage attached to top of lower wing

    Tail Unit:
    Braced tailplane with single fin and rudder

    Landing Gear:
    Fixed undercarriage

    Power Plant:
    One 480 hp Rolls-Royce F.XIB engine in nose

    Accommodation:
    Twin open cockpits in tandem, forward cockpit for pilot with gunner behind

    Armament:
    Single Lewis gun for gunner and 500 lb bombs load

    Dimensions

    Span:
    36 ft

    Length:
    31 ft 2 in

    Height:
    10 ft 9 in

    Wing Area:
    377 sq ft

    Weights

    Tare:
    2,859 lb

    All-up:
    4,538 lb

    Performance

    Max Speed:
    173 mph

    Initial Climb:
    1,470 ft/min

    Ceiling:
    22,000 ft

    Range:
    580 miles
     
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    Nah-nah-nah-nah-nah-nah :lol:

    Hot Space
     
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    :lol:

    Cheers - I like this plane :lol:
     
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    I like........................hold on, that's rude so I won't :rolleyes:

    Hot Space
     
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    Now this one I have heard about (being a Mancs Lass) and it is a bit tasty. I have a pic in one of mi books, but it is a bit crappy. Anyone got access to one to put on here.
     
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    google it.............
     
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    Oooo, painful :lol:

    Hot Space
     
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    To be kicked in the googles - nasty!
     
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    I had MSN once, but the penicilllin helped :lol:

    Hot Space
     
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    Lancs.... course I googled it, thats why I dont ask many questions, I always google first M8 ( well not 'always' ;) ). Got lots of info but no good pics......
    never mind then :( I will stick to mi Lancaster, plenty pics of that.... don't know why I look at others anyway....my needs are met! :rolleyes:
     
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    yes the lancaster should be more than enough to satisfy your needs, however you can feel free to check out my collection if you want..........
     
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    B-29: Bigger, better and sexier! 8)
     
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    so now your telling women which planes are sexy??

    don't listen to him cripps, the lanc does us fine...........
     
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    But look at its sexy naked aluminium skin =P~

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