Avro 636

Specifications

1st Flight 1935

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)

Variants

The Avro 636 was a single-engined British fighter-trainer built by Avro in the mid-1930s. Four were built for the Irish Air Corps.

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.

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