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Avro 534, 543 and 554 Baby

Produced Variants
534 BabySingle seat sports biplane. 35 h.p. Green powerplant.
534A Water BabyTwin float seaplane version of Type 534.
534B BabyAs Type 534 with plywood fuselage and reduced span lower wing.
534C BabyRacing version of Type 534 with reduced span.
534D BabyTropical version of type 534 built to the orders of Col. E. Villiers.
543 BabyTwo seat variant of type 534. 60 h.p. ADC Cirrus I powerplant.
554 Antarctic Baby80 hp Le Rhone powerplant.

Proposed Variants
534E Type 534 with folding wings.
534FType 534 with 100 h.p. Lucifer powerplant.
534GType with 60 h.p. ADC Cirrus I powerplant.
544Two seat variant of type 534. 80 hp Le Rhone powerplant.

C/n

Initial Registration

Type

Notes

 8 aircraft built by A.V. Roe & Co. Ltd., Hamble, Hants, between 1919 and 1922.
 none none 534 
 534/1 K-131 / G-EACQ 534 
 534/2 G-EAPS 534A 
 534B/1 G-EAUG 534B 
 534C/1 G-EAXL 534C 
 5049 G-EAYM 534D Original c/n 534D/1
 unknown none 534 See note 1
 5064 G-EBDA 534 To Russia

Total Production  8


C/n

Initial Registration

Notes

 1 aircraft built by A.V. Roe & Co. Ltd., Hamble, Hants. First flew July 1920.
 543/1 G-EAUM C/n to 5062 on engine change

Total Production  1




Type 554 Antarctic Baby

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C/n

Initial Registration

Notes

 1 aircraft built by A.V. Roe & Co. Ltd., Hamble, Hants in 1921.
 5040 none Later G-EBFE

Total Production  1




Production Summary Page Top
All Aircraft By Type All Aircraft By Subtype

Type

Original Build

Type

Original Build

 Type 534

8

 Type 534

4

 Type 543

1

 Type 534A

1

 Type 554

1

 Type 534B

1

10

 Type 534C

1

 Type 534D

1

 Type 543

1

 Type 554

1

10

Notes
  1. One aircraft modified by H.G. Leigh in 1920. The original wing was replaced with a short, conventional, shoulder-mounted wing with full-span ailerons and above it was a forward staggered stack of six very narrow chord wings of about the same span as the lower wing.

Production References
  1. Avro Aircraft Since 1908, A.J. Jackson (Putnam, 1965 & 1990)

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