Armstrong Whitworth AW.650 Argosy

Cargo Freighter

Armstrong Withworth Argosy © Peter de Groot
Photo ©: Peter de Groot (photos at airliners.net)
The Armstrong Whitworth AW.650/AW.660 Argosy is a four-engine turboprop-powered civil and military transport aircraft produced by the British manufacturer Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft. AW.650 is the civil desigation, AW.660 the military designation, both were called Argosy.
Crew4
Propulsion4 Turboprop Engines
Engine ModelRolls-Royce Dart Mk.526
Engine Power (each)1506 kW2020 shp
Speed452 km/h244 kts
  281 mph
Service Ceiling6.096 m20.000 ft
Range3.219 km1.738 NM
2.000 mi.
Empty Weight20.865 kg46.000 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight39.916 kg88.000 lbs
Wing Span35,05 m114 ft 12 in
Wing Area135,5 m1459 ft
Length26,44 m86 ft 9 in
Height8,23 m27 ft 0 in
First Flight08.01.1958
Production Statusout of production
Total Production74
Data for (Version)Armstrong Whitworth AW.650 Argosy

[Photo-ID: 6835] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Armstrong Whitworth AW.650 Argosy 101, Elan Overnight Delivery System, G-APRL, c/n 6652, Karsten Palt, 2013Armstrong Whitworth
AW.650 Argosy 101
Elan Overnight Delivery System
Reg.: G-APRL
c/n: 6652
 
Edna
Midland Air Museum [Coventry]
[Photo-ID: 6834] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Armstrong Whitworth AW.650 Argosy 101, Elan Overnight Delivery System, G-APRL, c/n 6652, Karsten Palt, 2013Armstrong Whitworth
AW.650 Argosy 101
Elan Overnight Delivery System
Reg.: G-APRL
c/n: 6652
 
Edna
Midland Air Museum [Coventry]
[Photo-ID: 7657] Karsten Palt 2013-09-19
Armstrong Whitworth AW.650 Argosy 101, Elan Overnight Delivery System, G-BEOZ, c/n 6660, Karsten Palt, 2013Armstrong Whitworth
AW.650 Argosy 101
Elan Overnight Delivery System
Reg.: G-BEOZ
c/n: 6660
 
East Midlands Airport Aeropark [Castle Donington]
[Photo-ID: 7658] Karsten Palt 2013-09-19
Armstrong Whitworth AW.650 Argosy 101, Elan Overnight Delivery System, G-BEOZ, c/n 6660, Karsten Palt, 2013Armstrong Whitworth
AW.650 Argosy 101
Elan Overnight Delivery System
Reg.: G-BEOZ
c/n: 6660
 
East Midlands Airport Aeropark [Castle Donington]
[Photo-ID: 6664] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Armstrong Whitworth AW.660 Argosy C Mk.1, Royal Air Force, XP411, c/n 6766, Karsten Palt, 2013Armstrong Whitworth
AW.660 Argosy C Mk.1
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XP411
c/n: 6766
 
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford [Shifnal, Shropshire]
[Photo-ID: 6665] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Armstrong Whitworth AW.660 Argosy C Mk.1, Royal Air Force, XP411, c/n 6766, Karsten Palt, 2013Armstrong Whitworth
AW.660 Argosy C Mk.1
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XP411
c/n: 6766
 
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford [Shifnal, Shropshire]