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The Avro 548 was a trainer aircraft built in Britain after World War I.
Its design was based extensively on Avro’s 504 military aircraft, but it had an inline engine and a third seat.
The prototype, designated 545, first flew with a Curtiss OX-5 V-8 engine, but this proved impractical for the market on account of the engine’s weight and the complexity of its cooling system.
An air-cooled Renault engine was used instead, and the designation 548 applied to this configuration.
The 1st prototype, designated 545, had a Curtiss OX-5 V-8 engine.
prototype was fitted with an air-cooled Renault engine.
Prototype was 548A resulted when fitted with an ADC Airdisco engine, the Latvian & Portuguese Air Force used the 548A as trainers.
29 ft 5 in (8.97 m)
36 ft 0 in (10.97 m)
10 ft 5 in (3.18 m)
330 sq ft (30.7 m2)
1,338 lb (607 kg)
1,943 lb (881 kg)
1 × Renault 80 hp air-cooled V-8 engine,
80 hp (60 kW)
80 mph (129 km/h, 70 kn)
65 mph (105 km/h, 56 kn)
175 mi (282 km, 152 nmi)
Rate of climb
350 ft/min (1.8 m/s).
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