Avro 641 Commodore

Specifications

1st Flight 1934

Crew: 1

Capacity: 4 passengers

Length: 27 ft 3 in (8.31 m)

Wingspan: 37 ft 4 in (11.38 m)

Height: 10 ft 0 in (3.05 m)

Wing area: 307 sq ft (28.5 m2)

Empty weight: 2,237 lb (1,015 kg)

Gross weight: 3,500 lb (1,588 kg)

Fuel capacity: 50 imp gal (60 US gal; 227 l)

Powerplant: 1 × Armstrong Siddeley Lynx IVC 7-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engine, 215 hp (160 kW)

Propellers: 2-bladed Fairey-Reed fixed-pitch metal propeller

Performance

Maximum speed: 130 mph (210 km/h, 110 kn)

Cruise speed: 110 mph (180 km/h, 96 kn)

Range: 500 mi (800 km, 430 nmi)

Service ceiling: 11,500 ft (3,500 m)

Rate of climb: 700 ft/min (3.6 m/s)

Wing loading: 11.4 lb/sq ft (56 kg/m2)

Power/mass: 0.061 hp/lb (0.100 kW/kg)

Variants

The Avro 641 Commodore was a British single-engine five-seat cabin biplane built by Avro in the mid-1930s for private use.

A total of only six were built, including the prototype.

A total of only six were built, including the prototype.

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