Hawker Siddeley HS 780 Andover

Transport Aircraft

Hawker Siddeley HS-780 Andover C1(PR), Royal Air Force, XS596, c/n 1574 © Mick Bajcar
Photo ©: Mick Bajcar (Photos at airliners.net)
The Hawker Siddeley HS 780 Andover is a twin-engined military transport aircraft produced by the British manufacturer Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Ltd., operated by the Royal Air Force and the Royal New Zealand Air Force.
The HS 780 Andover is development of the regional airliner AVRO 748 / Hawker Siddeley HS 748.
Propulsion2 Turboprop Engines
Engine ModelRolls-Royce Dart RDa.12 Mk.201
Engine Power (each)2420 kW3245 shp
Speed511 km/h276 kts
  318 mph
Service Ceiling7.620 m25.000 ft
Range2.613 km1.411 NM
1.624 mi.
Empty Weight11.577 kg25.523 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight23.133 kg51.000 lbs
Wing Span30,02 m98 ft 6 in
Wing Area75,4 m812 ft
Length23,77 m77 ft 12 in
Height9,15 m30 ft 0 in
First Flight09.07.1965
Production Statusout of production
Total Production37
Developed fromHawker-Siddeley HS 748
Data for (Version)Hawker-Siddeley HS 780 Andover C.1
VariantsAndover C.1, CC.2, E.3

[Photo-ID: 6708] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Hawker Siddeley HS-780 Andover E3A, Royal Air Force, XS639, c/n BN23, Karsten Palt, 2013Hawker Siddeley
HS-780 Andover E3A
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XS639
c/n: BN23
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford [Shifnal, Shropshire]