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Avro 539

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Produced Variants

Type 539Single seat twin float seaplane racer for the 1919 Schneider Trophy Race.. One 240 h.p. Siddeley Puma powerplant.
Type 539AType 539 with revised fin and rudder. This was later converted into a landplane.
Type 539BType 539A landplane with One 450 h.p. Napier Lion powerplant.


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C/n
Initial
Registration
Notes
 1 aircraft built by A.V. Roe & Co. Ltd., Hamble, Hants, for the 1919 Schneider Trophy race. First flew August 1919.
  539/1   G-EALG  
 Type 539 converted into the Type 539A by A.V. Roe & Co. Ltd., Hamble, Hants, for the 1919 Schneider Trophy race. First flew September 1919.
  539A/1   G-EALG  Converted to landplane at Hamble in 1920 without change to its designation.
 Type 539A converted into the Type 539B by A.V. Roe & Co. Ltd., Hamble, Hants. First flew July 1921.
  539B/1   G-EAXM  
Total Production   1
Total Conversions  (2)




Production Summary

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All Aircraft By Type
Type
Built New
Conv.
Canc'd
Total
 Type 539
1
2
 
(1)
 
1
2
0
 


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

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