Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador

Airliner

Airspeed AS-57 Ambassador, Decca Navigation, G-ALZP, c/n 5213   © Peter Seemann
Photo ©: Peter Seemann (Photos at airliners.net)
The Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador is a twin-engined medium range piston engine airliner with a pressurized cabin with a capacity of maximum 47 passengers produced by the British manufacturer Airspeed Limited.
Crew3
Passengers47
Propulsion2 Radial Engines
Engine ModelBristol Centaurus
Engine Power (each)1939 kW2600 hp
max. Cruise Speed398 km/h215 kts
  247 mph
max. Speed (vne)439 km/h237 kts
  273 mph
Service Ceiling7.620 m25.000 ft
Range1.159 km626 NM
720 mi.
Empty Weight16.230 kg35.781 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight23.814 kg52.500 lbs
Wing Span35,05 m114 ft 12 in
Wing Area111,5 m1200 ft
Length24,69 m81 ft 0 in
Height5,59 m18 ft 4 in
First Flight10.07.1947
Production Statusout of production
Total Production23
Data for (Version)Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador

[Photo-ID: 13068] Karsten Palt 2016-07-10
Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2, Dan-Air London, G-ALZO, c/n 5226, Karsten Palt, 2016Airspeed
AS.57 Ambassador 2
Dan-Air London
Reg.: G-ALZO
c/n: 5226
 
last surviving Airspeed Ambassador
Imperial War Museum [Duxford Aerodrome (EGSU / QFO)]
[Photo-ID: 13069] Karsten Palt 2016-07-10
Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2, Dan-Air London, G-ALZO, c/n 5226, Karsten Palt, 2016Airspeed
AS.57 Ambassador 2
Dan-Air London
Reg.: G-ALZO
c/n: 5226
 
last surviving Airspeed Ambassador
Imperial War Museum [Duxford Aerodrome (EGSU / QFO)]
[Photo-ID: 13070] Karsten Palt 2016-07-10
Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2, Dan-Air London, G-ALZO, c/n 5226, Karsten Palt, 2016Airspeed
AS.57 Ambassador 2
Dan-Air London
Reg.: G-ALZO
c/n: 5226
 
last surviving Airspeed Ambassador
Imperial War Museum [Duxford Aerodrome (EGSU / QFO)]