Avro 636

1st Flight 1935

The Avro 636 was a single-engined British fighter-trainer built in the mid-1930s.

Four were built for the Irish Air Corps.

Variants

Avro 636 

Basic design, originally planned to be powered by 420 hp (313 kW) Armstrong Siddeley Jaguar IV engine.

Avro 636A 

Version powered by 680 hp (510 kW) Armstrong Siddeley Panther XI engine.

Avro 667 

Version powered by unsupercharged 460 hp (340 kW) Armstrong Siddeley Jaguar IVC.

Four built for Irish Air Corps.

Known as Avro 636 in service.

Specifications

Crew: 2

Length: 27 ft 6 in (8.38 m)

Wingspan: 33 ft 0 in (10.06 m)

Height: 11 ft 7 in (3.53 m)

Wing area: 261 sq ft (24.2 m2)

Empty weight: 2,766 lb (1,255 kg)

Gross weight: 3,271 lb (1,484 kg)

Powerplant

1 × Armstrong Siddeley Jaguar IVC 14-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engine, 460 hp (340 kW)

Propellers: 2-bladed fixed-pitch propeller

Performance

Maximum speed: 175 mph (282 km/h, 152 kn)

Service ceiling: 18,000 ft (5,500 m)

Rate of climb: 1,200 ft/min (6.1 m/s).

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