AVRO / Hawker Siddeley / British Aerospace Avro 748 / HS 748 / BAe 748

Regional Airliner

BAe 748-288 Andover © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The AVRO 748 / Hawker Siddeley HS 748 is a twin-engined regional airliner for max. 58 passengers produced by the British manufacturer AVRO, A.V. Roe and Company, later Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Ltd. and finally BAe, British Aerospace (as the BAe 748).
The HS 748 was also licence-built in India by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) as the HAL-748 (89 aircraft).
Passengersmax. 58
Propulsion2 Turboprop Engines
Engine ModelRolls-Royce Dart Mk.555
Engine Power (each)1700 kW2280 shp
Speed452 km/h244 kts
  281 mph
Service Ceiling7.620 m25.000 ft
Range1.308 km706 NM
812 mi.
Empty Weight11.644 kg25.671 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight23.133 kg51.000 lbs
Wing Span31,23 m102 ft 6 in
Wing Area77,0 m²829 ft²
Length20,42 m66 ft 12 in
Height7,57 m24 ft 10 in
First Flight24.06.1960
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1961-1988
Total Production380
ICAO CodeA748
Data for (Version)British Aerospace HS 748 Series 2B
VariantsAvro 748 Series 1, Avro / HS 748 Series 2, HS 748 Series 2a, BAe 748 Series 2b, HAL-748

[Photo-ID: 3123] © Hartmut Ehlers 2010-01-17
AVRO C-91 (HS.748 Srs.205), Brazilian Air Force / Forca Aerea Brasileira (FAB), 2504, c/n 1554,© Hartmut Ehlers, 2010AVRO
C-91 (HS.748 Srs.205)
Brazilian Air Force / Forca Aerea Brasileira (FAB)
Reg.: 2504
c/n: 1554
C-91 is the Brazilian military type designator.
Museu Aéroespacial (MUSAL), Campo dos Afonsos [Base Aerea dos Afonsos - BAAF (SBAF)]