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Avro 748 and 780 Andover

Produced Variants
Type 748 Series 1Initial 44 passenger production version with two 1600 shp Rolls-Royce R.Da.6 Dart Mk 514 powerplants.
Type 748 Series 1A
Series 1 modified with powerplants and undercarriage as the Series 2A aircraft.
Type 748 Series 2Increased gross weight. Two 1910 shp Rolls-Royce R.Da.7 Dart Mk 531 powerplants.
Type 748 Series 2AAs Series 2 with two 2,290 e.s.h.p. Rolls-Royce R.Da.7 Dart Mk 534-2 or Mk 535-2 powerplants.
Type 748 Series 2BAs Series 2A with aerodynamic and other improvements, including an increased wing span. Rolls-Royce Dart R.Da.7 Mk 536-2
 powerplants.
Type 748 Series 2B SuperAs Series 2B featuring a modernised flightdeck, improved efficiency and Rolls-Royce Dart R.Da.7 Mk 552-2 powerplants fitted 
 with hush kits.
Type 748 Series 2CEarly designation for Series 2 with fuselage freight door and reinforced floor. 
Type 748 Series 2MSeries 2 with fuselage freight door and reinforced floor produced by HAL. Rolls-Royce Dart R.Da.7 Mk 536-2T powerplants.
Type 748 Andover CC.Mk.2VIP transport version of the Series 2 in RAF service to meet Specification C.219 to the requirements of OR.224/ASR.373.
Type 748MFPopular designation of Type 780.
Type 748 CoastguarderMaritime patrol variant of the Series 2B.
Type 748 Multi RoleMulti role development of the Coastguarder.
Type 748 ASPThree HAL produced aircraft fitted with rotordomes as prototype Airborne Surveillance Platforms. First flew in November 1990.
 Two Rolls-Royce Dart RDa.7 Mk 536-2 powerplants
Type 780 Andover C.1Military variant with a rear loading ramp and a "kneeling" undercarriage to meet Specification C.237 to the requirements of   
 OR.370/ASR.377. Two 2,970 e.s.h.p. Rolls-Royce R.Da.12 Dart Mk.201C powerplants.
Type 780 Andover C.1(PR)Andover C.1 converted for Photographic Reconnaissance duties.
Type 780 Andover E.3Andover C.1 converted for radio and airport aids calibration.
Type 780 Andover E.3AModified Andover E.3.
Projected Variants
Type 748B36 seat variant
Type 748MSee Type 757
Type 748JTurbojet variant with two rear mounted Bristol BE61, BS75 or Armstrong Siddeley P.216. powerplants & a T-tail. Developed
into the Type 778.
Type 748LLarge diameter (10’6”) fuselage variant of Srs.2. Two Rolls-Royce R.Da.10 Dart powerplants.
Type 748RSee Type 758
Type 748SSee Type 782
Type 748ESeries 2 with a 6 ft. fuselage stretch to seat 52-60 passengers.
Type 748 Super E748E with 2,400 e.s.h.p. Rolls-Royce R.Da.10 Dart powerplants.
Type 748FA civil freight version of the Series 1.
Type 748 TrainerVariant for RAF as Nav/AEO classroom. Two Rolls-Royce 2,900shp R.Da.10 Dart powerplants.
Type 748 ExecutiveExecutive variant of Series 1.
Type 748MRMaritime Recce variant with Rolls-Royce R.Da.8 or 21 Dart powerplants.
Type 748CFCivil variant of the military Type 748MF (Type 780)
Type 748EWVariant to the requirements of the Swedish Government for an Airborne Early Warning aircraft with twin fins & rudders.
Two 2,105 e.s.h.p. Rolls-Royce R.Da.7 Dart powerplants.
Type 748XExecutive variant of Series 2.
Type 748AEW (FASS)Airborne Early Warning variant to meet AST.400 with four 1868 e.h.p. Avco Lycoming T53-21A turboprops.
Type 748SFVVariant of Srs.2A for US STOL requirement to carry 40 passengers. 2,400 e.s.h.p Rolls-Royce R.Da.10 Dart powerplants.
Type 748STOLSTOL variant for American Airlines with four 1868 e.h.p. Avco Lycoming T53-21A turboprops..
Type 748AEWAirborne Early Warning variant to meet AST.400
Type 748CODVariant to the requirements of the U.S.Navy for a deck-landing fleet support aircraft.
Type 748 Series 5Series 2 with two 7136 lb.st Rolls-Royce M45H turbofans. (The original designation was 748/502 to indicate the then use of 
ALF.502 powerplants. There was no Series 3 or 4)
Type 757Variant of Type 748 Srs.1 with strengthened floor & revised avionics for the Indian Air Force, for license productionin India.
Also known as the Type 748M.
Type 758High wing assault transport. Version of Type 757 to meet Indian Air Force requirements, also known as the Type 748R.
Two Rolls-Royce R.Da.8 Dart powerplants.
Type 758BType 758 with increased payload. Two Rolls-Royce R.Da.12 Dart powerplants.
Type 758MSTOL variant of Type 758 for RAF.
Type 768A variant of the Type 748EW to meet Admiralty Requirement N.107
Type 778Version developed from the Type 748J featuring three aft mounted 7000 lb.st Rolls-Royce R-R RB.161 turbofans or three
General Electric CF700 tubofans. Development continued as the Hawker Siddeley HS.806.
Type 778FFreighter variant of Type 778 with rear ramp. Two Rolls-Royce RB.180, Bristol BS.75 or General Electric CF700 tubofans.
Type 779High wing STOL transport using Type 748 components. Two Rolls-Royce R.Da.12 Dart powerplants.
Type 782Shortened version of Type 780, originally designated Type 748S.
Type 783STOL version of Type 780 to NATO requirements.


Type 748 Model Numbers

In line with many manufacturers of civil aircraft, Avro introduced a system of Model Numbers to identify the variation in aircraft configuration for each customer.

Model

Series

Customer

 

Model

Series

Customer

101

1

 Skyways Coach Air

 

263

2A

 Zambia Airways

103

1

 Indian AF

 

264

2A

 Air Senegal

104

1

 Indian AF

 

265

2A

 Zambian AF

105

1

 Aerolineas Argentinas

 

266

2A

 Polynesian Airlines

106

1

 BKS Air Transport

 

267

2A

 Ecuador AF

107

1

 S. Smith & Sons

 

268

2A

 RAN

108

1

 BKS Air Transport

 

269

2A

 Chevron Oil (later C-FCSE)

203

2

 Indian AF

 

270

2A

 Sociedade Açoreana de Transportes Aéreos (SATA)

204

2

 Brazilian AF

 

271

2A

 Nepal Airlines

205

2

 Brazilian AF

 

272

2A

 South African Airways

206

2

 Queens Flight

 

273

2A

 Royal Brunei AF

207

2

 Thai Airways

 

274

2A

 Merpati Nusantara

208

2

 Thai Airways

 

275

2A

 Mount Cook Airlines

209

2A

 Philippine Airlines

 

276

2A

 Air Gaspe

210

2A

 Compañía Panameña de Aviación, S.A. (Copa Airlines)

 

278

2A

 Transp.Aereos de Cabo Verde (later D4-CAV)

212

2

 Air Ceylon

 

281

2A

 Brazilian AF

214

2

 BKS Air Transport

 

282

2A

 Government of Tanzania

215

2

 Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)

 

283

2A

 Línea Aeropostal de Venezuela (LAV)

216

2A

 Bouraq Indonesia Airlines

 

285

2A

 Ecuador AF

217

2

 Leeward Islands Air Transport (LIAT)

 

286

2A

 Internsive Air Pty

218

2

 Indian AF

 

287

2A

 British Airways

219

2

 Indian AF

 

288

2A

 Belgian AF

220

2

 Indian AF

 

301

2A

 Bahamasair

221

2

 Argentine AF

 

309

2A

 Guyana Airways

222

2

 Channel Airways

 

310

2A

 Cameroon Airlines

223

2

 Venezuelan Air Force

 

314

2A

 Tanzania AF

224

2

 Indian Air Lines

 

320

2A

 Burkina Faso AF

225

2

 Autair International Airways

 

329

2A

 Air Liberia

226

2

 Austrian Airlines; converted to Series 2A

 

333

2A

 Linhas Aereas da Guine-Bissau

227

2

 Eastern Provincial Airways (EPA)

 

334

2A

 BWIA International Airways

228

2

 RAAF

 

335

2A

 BWIA International Airways

229

2

 RAAF

 

343

2A

 Leeward Islands Air Transport (LIAT)

230

2

 Servicios Aereos Especiales SA ( SAESA)

 

344

2A

 Bahamasair

231

2

 Zambian AF

 

347

2A

 Trinidad & Tobago Air Services (TTAS)

232

2

 Bahama Airways

 

348

2A

 Bahamasair

233

2

 Fiji Airways

 

351

2A

 Transkei Airways

234

2

 Línea Aérea Nacional de Chile (LAN Chile)

 

352

2B

 Necon Air

235

2A

 Varig (Viação Aérea RIo-Grandense)

 

353

2A

 Air Senegal

238

2A

 Civil Aviation Authority Calibration Flight

 

357

2B

 Deutsche Lufttransport (DLT)

239

2A

 Eastern Provincial Airways

 

360

2B

 Air Madagascar

240

2

 Argentine AF

 

362

2B

 Air Madagascar

242

2A

 Mount Cook Airlines

 

369

2A

 Burkina Faso AF

243

2A

 Thai Airways

 

371

2A

 Columbian AF

244

2A

 Gesellschaft Fur Flugzieldarstellung (GFD)

 

372

2B

 Sociedade Açoreana de Transportes Aéreos (SATA)

245

2A

 Aerovías Nacionales de Colombia S.A. (Avianca)

 

378

2B

 Deutsche Lufttransport (DLT)

246

2A

 Ecuador AF

 

398

2B

 Air Niger

247

2

 Indian AF

 

399

2B

 Air Niger

248

2A

 Republic of Korea AF

 

400

2B

 Airline Of The Marshall Islands

253

2A

 Royal Nepal Airliines

 

401

2B

 Bouraq Indonesia

254

2A

 Ghana Airways

 

402

2B

 Bouraq Indonesia

256

2A

 Air Malawi

 

424

2B

 Leeward Islands Air Transport (LIAT)

257

2A

 Transair

 

426

2B

 British Airways

258

2A

 AMOCO

 

435

2B

 to Cameroon Airlines

259

2A

 Servicios Aereos Espaciales (SAESA)

 

501

2B

 Necon Air

260

2A

 Columbian AF

 

 

 

 

   

Avro Built Type 748 Delivered As Military

Production List TopPage Top 

Built New

Serial Range

C/n

Type

Batch Qty

Conv.

Canc'd

Notes

 6 aircraft ordered from A.V. Roe & Co. Ltd., Woodford, to contract GA-2 for the Brazilian Air Force (Forca Aerea Brasileira) as the Type C-91. Delivered between November, 1962 and September, 1963.
 FAB-2500 - FAB-2505 1550-1555 Srs 2 Model 205 6   FAB-2500 Model 204
 6 aircraft ordered from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd., Woodford, to contract KU/11/015. Delivered between July, 1964 and September, 1965.
 XS789 - XS794 1561-1566 Srs 2 Model 206 Andover CC.Mk.2 6   XS789 - XS790 to Queen's Flight
 1 aircraft ordered from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd., Woodford, for the Royal Thai Air Force. Delivered in 1964.
 HS-TAF1570  Srs 2 Model 208 1   To Thai Royal Flight as 11-111
 1 aircraft ordered from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd., Woodford, for the Venezuelan Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Venezolana). Delivered in 1966.
 0111 1591 Srs 2 Model 223 1   
 10 aircraft ordered from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd., Woodford, for the Royal Australian Air Force. Delivered between March, 1967 and August, 1973.
 A10-595 - A10-596 1595-1596 Srs 2 Model 229 2   VIP aircraft
 A10-601 - A10-608 1601-1608 Srs 2 Model 228 8   See note 2.
 1 aircraft ordered from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd., Woodford, for the Argentine Air Force. Delivered in 1966.
 T-01 1597 Srs 2 Model 221 1   Later T-02, still later T-03.
 1 aircraft ordered from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd., Woodford, for the Zambian Air Force. Delivered in June 1967.
 AF-601 1600 Srs 2 Model 231 1   
 8 aircraft ordered from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd., Woodford, for the Argentine Air Force. Ordered in 1966 but cancelled due to political constraints.
 TC-71 - TC-78 1648-1655 Srs 2 Model 240   8 
 3 aircraft ordered from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd., Woodford, for the Ecuadoran Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Ecuatoriana). Delivered in July 1970.
 FAE682 - FAE683 1682-1683 Srs 2A Model 246 2   
 FAE684 1684 Srs 2A Model 267 1   
 1 aircraft ordered from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd., Woodford, for the Zambian Air Force. Delivered in February 1971
 AF-602 1688 Srs 2A Model 265 1   
 1 aircraft ordered from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd., Woodford, for the Royal Brunei Air Force. Delivered in January 1971
 AMDB-110 1694 Srs 2A Model 273 1   
 4 aircraft ordered from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd., Woodford, for the Colombian Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Colombiana) and operated by SATENA. Delivered in 1972.
 FAC.1101 - FAC.1104 1702-1705 Srs 2A Model 260 4   
 2 aircraft ordered from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd., Woodford, for the Royal Australian Navy. Delivered between June and August, 1973
 N15-709 - N15-710 1709-1710 Srs 2A Model 268 2   See note 2.
 2 aircraft ordered from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd., Woodford, for the Republic of Korea Air Force. Delivered in 1974.
 1713, 1718 1713, 1718 Srs 2A Model 248 2   
 1 aircraft ordered from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd., Woodford, for the Royal Thai Air Force. Delivered in 1973.
 HS-TAF 1715 Srs 2 Model 208 1   Later 99-999
 6 aircraft ordered from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd., Woodford, for the Brazilian Air Force (Forca Aerea Brasileira) as the Type C-91. Delivered between February and December 1975.
 FAB-2506 - FAB-2511 1729-1734 Srs 2A Model 281 6   
 2 aircraft ordered from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd., Woodford, for the Ecuadoran Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Ecuatoriana). Delivered in April 1976.
 FAE738 - FAE739 1738-1739 Srs 2A Model 285LFD 2   
 3 aircraft ordered from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd., Woodford, for the Belgian Air Force (Force Aerienne Belge). Delivered in 1976.
 CS-01 - CS-03 1741-1743 Srs 2A Model 288 3   
 3 aircraft ordered from British Aerospace Plc., Woodford, for the Tanzanian People's Defense Force Air Wing (Jeshi la Wanachi la Tanzania). Delivered between November 1977 and January 1978.
 JW9008 - JW9010 1751-1753 Srs 2A Model 314LFD 3   
 2 aircraft ordered from British Aerospace Plc., Woodford, for the Republic of Burkina Faso Air Force (Force Aerienne de Burkina Faso). Delivered in 1977.
 XT-MAL, XT-MAN 1754, 1775 Srs 2A Model 320LFD 2   
 2 aircraft ordered from British Aerospace Plc., Woodford, for the Cameroon Air Force (Armée de l'Air du Cameroun). Delivered in September 1977.
 TJ-XAF, TJ-XAH 1749, 1750 Srs 2A Model 310 2   
 1 aircraft ordered from British Aerospace Plc., Woodford, for the Colombian Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Colombiana) and operated by SATENA. Delivered in 1981.
 FAC.1108 1776 Srs 2A Model 371LFD 1   
 

Total Production

 59

 

 8

 




Avro Built Type 748 Delivered As Civil

Production List TopPage Top 

Series 1 Built New

C/n

Initial Registration

Model

Notes

 20 aircraft built by A.V. Roe & Co. Ltd., Woodford (Hawker Siddeley Aviation from July 1963), between January 1960 and March 1964.
 1534 G-ARRV  Converted to Type 748MF (Type 780 prototype).
 1535 G-ARAY 101 Converted to Series 2 prototype. Leased to potential customers.
 1536 G-ARMV 101 To Skyways Coach Air.
 1537 G-ARMW 101 To Skyways Coach Air. Converted to Series 1A when owned by Dan-Air.
 1538 G-ARMX 101 To Skyways Coach Air. Converted to Series 1A when owned by Dan-Air.
 1539 LV-HGW 105 To Aerolineas Argentinas. Delivery regn LV-PIZ.
 1540 LV-HHB 105 To Aerolineas Argentinas. Delivery regn LV-PJA.
 1541 LV-HHC 105 To Aerolineas Argentinas. Delivery regn LV-PRJ.
 1542 LV-HHD 105 To Aerolineas Argentinas. Delivery regn LV-PUC.
 1543 LV-HHE 105 To Aerolineas Argentinas. Delivery regn LV-PUF.
 1544 LV-HHF 105 To Aerolineas Argentinas. Delivery regn LV-PUM.
 1545 LV-HHG 105 To Aerolineas Argentinas. Delivery regn LV-PUP.
 1546 LV-HHH 105 To Aerolineas Argentinas. Delivery regn LV-PVH.
 1547 LV-HHI 105 To Aerolineas Argentinas. Delivery regn LV-PVF.
 1549 G-ARRW 106 To BKS Air Transport. Converted to Series 1A when owned by Dan-Air.
 1556 LV-IDV 105 To Aerolineas Argentinas. Delivery regn LV-PXD.
 1557 LV-IEE 105 To Aerolineas Argentinas. Delivery regn LV-PXH. Later converted to Series 1A.
 1558 LV-IEV 105 To Aerolineas Argentinas. Delivery regn LV-PXP.
 1559 G-ASJT 107 To Smiths Industries. Later XW750.
 1560 G-ASPL 108 To Skyways Coach Air. Converted to Srs 2A in 1972 when owned by Dan-Air.

Total Production   20

Total Conversions to Series 1A   (4)

Total Conversions to Series 2A   (1)


Series 2 Built New

C/n

Initial Registration

Model

Notes

 73 aircraft built by Hawker Siddeley Aviation, Woodford between 1964 and 1975.
 1567 HS-THA 207 To Thai Airways. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1568 HS-THB 207 To Thai Airways.
 1569 HS-THC 212 To Thai Airways. To Royal Thai Air Force in August 1983 as 60203.
 1571 4R-ACJ 212 To Air Ceylon.
 1576 G-ATAM 214 To BKS Air Transport. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1577 YV-C-AME 215 To Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1578 YV-C-AMI 215 To Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1579 YV-C-AMO 215 To Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1580 YV-C-AMY 215 To Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela.
 1581 YV-C-AMF 215 To Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1582 YV-C-AMC 215 To Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1583 VP-LIK 217 To LIAT Airlines.
 1584 VP-LIP 217 To LIAT Airlines.
 1585 G-ATEH 222 To Channel Airways. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1586 G-ATEI 222 To Channel Airways.
 1587 G-ATEJ 222 To Channel Airways.
 1588 G-ATEK 222 To Channel Airways.
 1589 OE-LHS 226 To Austrian Airlines. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1590 OE-LHT 226 To Austrian Airlines.
 1592 G-ATMI 225 To Autair International Airways. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1593 G-ATMJ 225 To Autair International Airways. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1594 C-GEPI 227 To Eastern Provincial Airways - EPA. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1598 XA-SEV 230 To SAESA Servicios Aereos Especiales SA. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1599 XA-SEY 230 To SAESA Servicios Aereos Especiales SA. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1609 VP-BCJ 232 To Bahamas Airways.
 1610 VP-BCK 232 To Bahamas Airways.
 1611 VP-BCL 232 To Bahamas Airways. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1612 VP-BCM 232 To Bahamas Airways. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1613 VQ-FAL 232 To Fiji Airways. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1614 CC-CEC 243 To LAN Airlines. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1615 CC-CED 243 To LAN Airlines. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1616 CC-CEE 234 To LAN Airlines. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1617 CC-CEF 234 To LAN Airlines. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1618 CC-CEG 234 To LAN Airlines. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1619 CC-CEH 324 To LAN Airlines. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1620 CC-CEI 234 To LAN Airlines. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1621 CC-CEJ 234 To LAN Airlines. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1622 CC-CEK 234 To LAN Airlines. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1625 PP-VDN 235 To VARIG (Viação Aérea RIo-Grandense). Later converted to Series 2A.
 1626 PP-VDO 235 To VARIG (Viação Aérea RIo-Grandense). Later converted to Series 2A.
 1627 PP-VDP 235 To VARIG (Viação Aérea RIo-Grandense). Later converted to Series 2A.
 1628 PP-VDQ 235 To VARIG (Viação Aérea RIo-Grandense).
 1629 PP-VDR 235 To VARIG (Viação Aérea RIo-Grandense). Later converted to Series 2A.
 1630 PP-VDS 235 To VARIG (Viação Aérea RIo-Grandense). Later converted to Series 2A.
 1631 PP-VDT 235 To VARIG (Viação Aérea RIo-Grandense). Later converted to Series 2A.
 1632 PP-VDU 235 To VARIG (Viação Aérea RIo-Grandense). Later converted to Series 2A.
 1636 PI-C1014 209 To Philippine Airlines.
 1637 PI-C1015 209 To Philippine Airlines.
 1638 PI-C1016 209 To Philippine Airlines. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1639 PI-C1017 209 To Philippine Airlines.
 1640 PI-C1018 209 To First Air. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1641 PI-C1019 209 To Philippine Airlines.
 1642 PI-C1021 209 To Trans Service Airlift.
 1643 PI-C1022 209 To Philippine Airlines.
 1644 HS-THD 243 To Thai Airways. To Royal Thai Air Force in August 1983 as 60204.
 1645 HS-THE 243 To Thai Airways. To Royal Thai Air Force in August 1983 as 60206.
 1646 HS-THF 243 To Thai Airways. To Royal Thai Air Force in August 1983 as 60205.
 1656 D-AFSD 244 To Gesellschaft Fur Flugzieldarstellung. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1659 PI-C1023 209 To Philippine Airlines.
 1660 PI-C1024 209 To Philippine Airlines.
 1662 HP-484 227 To Copa Airlines.
 1663 CF-TAZ 209 To Wasaya Airways. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1664 CF-TAG 209 To Trans Service Airlift. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1670 9Y-TDH 217 To BWIA International Airways.
 1693 HS-THG 243 To Thai Airways.
 1707 HS-THH 243 To Thai Airways.
 1708 HS-THI 243 To Thai Airways.
 1711 D-AFSE 244 To BFS Bundesanstalt für Flugsicherung. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1723 D-AFSF 244 To DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1724 D-AFSG 244 To DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1725 D-AFSH 244 To DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1726 D-AFSI 244 To DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH. Later converted to Series 2A.
 1727 D-AFSJ 244 To DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH. Later converted to Series 2A.

Total Production   73

Total Conversions to Series 2A   (42)


Series 2A Built New

C/n

Initial Registration

Model

Notes

 75 aircraft built by Hawker Siddeley Aviation, Woodford (British Aerospace Plc. after April 1977) between 1967 and 1982.
 1633 PP-VDV 235 To VARIG (Viação Aérea RIo-Grandense).
 1634 PP-VDX 235 To VARIG (Viação Aérea RIo-Grandense).
 1635 G-AVRR 239 Prototype 2A. Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Company, leased to potential customers.
 1647 ZK-CWJ 242 To Mount Cook Airlines.
 1657 HK-1408 245 To Aerovías Nacionales de Colombia S.A. (Avianca)
 1658 HK-1409 245 To Aerovías Nacionales de Colombia S.A. (Avianca)
 1661 VQ-FBH 233 To Fiji Airways.
 1665 VQ-FBK 216 To Fiji Airways.
 1666 7Q-YKA 256 To Air Malawi.
 1667 7Q-YKB 256 To Air Malawi.
 1668 CF-MAK 257 To Calm Air International.
 1669 CF-AMO 258 To Amoco Canada Inc..
 1671 9N-AAU 253 To Nepal Airlines.
 1672 9N-AAV 253 To Nepal Airlines.
 1673 XA-SAB 259 To SAESA Servicios Aereos Especiales SA.
 1674 XA-SAC 259 To SAESA Servicios Aereos Especiales SA.
 1675 XA-SAF 259 To SAESA Servicios Aereos Especiales SA.
 1676 9J-ABJ 263 To Zambia Airways.
 1677 9J-ABK 263 To Zambia Airways.
 1678 F-BSRA 264 To Air Senegal.
 1679 C-FCSE 269 To Standard Development Co. Calgary.
 1680 9J-ABW 263 To Zambia Airways.
 1681 CS-TAF 264 To SATA Internacional.
 1685 9G-ABW 254 To Ghana Airways.
 1686 9G-ABX 254 To Ghana Airways.
 1687 CS-TAG 270 To To Sociedade Açoreana de Transportes Aéreos (SATA)
 1689 ZK-DES 249 To Mount Cook Airlines.
 1690 ZS-SBU 272 To South African Airways.
 1691 ZS-SBW 272 To South African Airways.
 1692 ZS-SBV 272 To South African Airways.
 1695 PK-MHM 274 To Merpati Nusantara Airlines.
 1696 PK-MHR 274 To Merpati Nusantara Airlines.
 1697 ZK-MCF 275 To Mount Cook Airlines.
 1698 9N-RAC 271 To Nepal Airlines. To Nepalese Army in 1986 as RA-N20.
 1699 CF-AGI 276 To Air Gaspe.
 1700 PK-IHD 216 To Bouraq Indonesia.
 1701 5W-FAN 275 To Polynesian Airlines.
 1706 A2-ZGF 263 To Air Botswana.
 1712 ZK-MCA 242 To Mount Cook Airlines.
 1714 5W-FAO 266 To Polynesian Airlines.
 1716 N748LL  To Air Illinois.
 1717 F-BUTR 264 To Societe Rousseau Aviation.
 1719 CR-CAV 278 To TACV (Transp.Aereos de Cabo Verde) Cabo Verde Airlines.
 1720 CR-CAW 278 To TACV (Transp.Aereos de Cabo Verde) Cabo Verde Airlines.
 1721 CS-TAH 270 To Servico Acoreano de Transportes Aereos.
 1722 PK-IHR 216 To Bouraq Indonesia Airlines.
 1728 5H-MPG 282 To Tanzania Government.
 1735 PK-KHL 216 To Bouraq Indonesia.
 1736 G-BCOE 287 To British Airways. Later converted to Series 2B.
 1737 G-BCOF 287 To British Airways. Later converted to Series 2B.
 1740 ZS-XGZ 286 LFD To Internsive Air Pty.
 1744 YV-45C 283 To Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela.
 1745 YV-46C 283 To Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela.
 1746 C6-BEA 301 LFD To Bahamasair.
 1747 8R-GEU 309 LFD To Guyana Airways.
 1748 8R-GEV 309 LFD To Guyana Airways.
 1755 EL-AIH 329 To Air Liberia.
 1756 9Y-TFS 334 To BWIA International Airways.
 1757 9Y-TFT 334 To BWIA International Airways.
 1758 9Y-TFX 335 LFD To BWIA International Airways.
 1759 9Y-TGD 335 To BWIA International Airways.
 1760 J5-GAT 333 To TAG Transports Aereos de Guinee-Bissau.
 1761 C6-BEB 344 To Bahamasair.
 1762 VP-LAZ 343 To Leeward Islands Air Transport (LIAT).
 1763 C6-BED 348LFD To Bahamasair.
 1764 C6-BEE 344 To Bahamasair.
 1765 C6-BEF 344 To Bahamasair.
 1766 9Y-TGH 347 To TTAS Trinidad & Tobago Air Services.
 1767 9Y-TGI 347 To TTAS Trinidad & Tobago Air Services.
 1769 6V-AEO 353 To Air Senegal.
 1770 ZS-XGE 351 To Transkei Airways.
 1771 9N-ABR 352 To Necon Air.
 1777 CS-TAO 372 To Sociedade Açoreana de Transportes Aéreos (SATA) Internacional.
 1623 G-AVXI 238 To CAA Calibration Flight.
 1624 G-AVXJ 238 To CAA Calibration Flight.

Total Production   75

Total Conversions to Series 2B   (2)

Series 2B Built New

C/n

Initial Registration

Model

Notes

 26 aircraft built by British Aerospace Plc, Woodford between 1979 and 1988 as 748 Series 2B. A further10 airframes were built as Series 2B
 Super 748s, but only 8 were completed.
 1768 MI-GJV 357 To Deutsche Lufttransport (DLT).
 1772 5R-MJA 360 To Air Madagascar.
 1773 5R-MJB 360 To Air Madagascar.
 1774 PK-IHO 402 To Bouraq Indonesia.
 1778 5U-BAS 399 To Air Niger.
 1779 5U-BAR 398 To Air Niger.
 1780 5R-MUT 360 To Air Madagascar.
 1781 N117CA 372 To Cascade Airways.
 1782 N748AV 372 To Air Virginia.
 1783 N749LL 372 To Air Illinois.
 1784 D-AHSA 378 To Deutsche Lufttransport (DLT).
 1785 D-AHSB 378 To Deutsche Lufttransport (DLT).
 1786 D-AHSC 378 To Deutsche Lufttransport (DLT).
 1787 PK-IHP 402 To Bouraq Indonesia.
 1788 PK-IHW 402 To Bouraq Indonesia.
 1789 N118CA  To Cascade Airways.
 1790 N749AV 372 To Air Virginia.
 1791 D-AHSD 378 To Deutsche Lufttransport (DLT).
 1792 D-AHSE 378 To Deutsche Lufttransport (DLT).
 1793 PK-IHT 402 To Bouraq Indonesia.
 1794 PK-IHN 402 To Bouraq Indonesia.
 1795 PK-IHV 402 To Bouraq Indonesia.
 1796 MI-8203 400 To Airline Of The Marshall Islands.
 1797 D-AHSF 378 To Deutsche Lufttransport (DLT).
 1798 G-HDBA 426 To British Airways.
 1799 G-HDBB 426 To British Airways.
 1800 V2-LCQ 424 Super 748;  to Leeward Islands Air Transport (LIAT).
 1801 V2-LCR 424 Super 748;  to Leeward Islands Air Transport (LIAT).
 1802 V2-LCS 424 Super 748;  to Leeward Islands Air Transport (LIAT).
 1803 V2-LCT 424 Super 748;  to Leeward Islands Air Transport (LIAT).
 1804 TJ-CCF 435 Super 748;  to Cameroon Airlines.
 1805 TJ-CCG 435 Super 748;  to Cameroon Airlines.
 1806 B-1771 501 Super 748;  to Makung Airlines.
 1807 B-1771 501 Super 748;  to Makung Airlines.
 1808   not completed.
 1809   not completed.

Total Production (Series 2B)   26

Total Production (Series 2B Super 748)   8

Total Production (Series 2B Super748 - Not Completed)   2


Civil Conversions From Military

C/n

Initial Registration

Type

Notes

 1561 D2-MAG Srs 2 Model 206 Ex RAF Andover CC.2 XS789
 1564 G-BVZS Srs 2 Model 206 Ex RAF Andover CC.2 XS792
 1565 EL-AIF Srs 2 Model 206 Ex RAF Andover CC.2 XS793
 1566 D2-MAF Srs 2 Model 206 Ex RAF Andover CC.2 XS794
 1595 SE-LIE Srs 2 Model 229 Ex RAAF A10-595
 1596 SE-LIF Srs 2 Model 229 Ex RAAF A10-596
 1597 C-GQWO Srs 2 Model 221 Ex Argentine Air Force T-03
 1602 VH-POZ Srs 2 Model 228 Ex RAAF A10-602
 1603 VH-AMQ Srs 2 Model 228 Ex RAAF A10-603
 1604 VH-IMG Srs 2 Model 228 Ex RAAF A10-604
 1605 VH-AMQ Srs 2 Model 228 Ex RAAF A10-605
 1606 VH-AHL Srs 2 Model 228 Ex RAAF A10-606
 1608 VH-AYS Srs 2 Model 228 Ex RAAF A10-608
 1694 VS-UEH Srs 2A Model 273 Ex Royal Brunei AF AMDB-110
 1703 SE-LIC Srs 2A Model 270 Ex Colombian AF FAC.1102
 1709 3C-QQP Srs 2A Model 268 Ex RAN N15-709
 1749 C-FDOX Srs 2A Model 310 Ex Cameroon Air Force
 1750 5N-ARJ Srs 2A Model 310 Ex Cameroon Air Force
 1776 SE-LIB Srs 2A Model 371LFD Ex Colombian AF FAC.1108

Total Conversions   (19)




Avro Built Type 748 Developments

Production List TopPage Top 

Type 748MF

C/n

Initial Registration

Notes

 1 aircraft converted by Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd., Woodford. First flew December 1963.
 1548 G-ARRV Converted from G-APZV, c/n 1534; prototype for Type 780

Total Production   1


Coastguarder

C/n

Initial Registration

Notes

 1 aircraft converted by Hawker Siddeley Aviation, Woodford. First flew February 1977.
 1662 G-BCDZ Ex 748 Series 2A

Total Production (Conversion)   (1)


748 Multi Role

C/n

Initial Registration

Notes

 1 aircraft converted by Hawker Siddeley Aviation, Woodford. First flew February 1980.
 1746 G-BDVH Ex 748 Series 2A

Total Production (Conversion)   (1)




Hindustan Built Type 748 Delivered As Military

Production List TopPage Top 

Built New

Serial Range

C/n

Type

Batch Qty

Conv.

Canc'd

Notes

 4 aircraft ordered for the Indian Air Force and assembled by the IAF at the Aircraft Manufacturing Depot at Chakeri, Kanpur, India, from Avro supplied parts (see note 1). First flew November 1962
 BH572 HAL/K/500 Srs 1 Model 103 4    Retained by Hindustan.
 BH573 - BH575 HAL/K/501-3 Srs 1 Model 104    All converted to Series 2. BH575 to BH1047
 61 aircraft ordered for the Indian Air Force from the Transport Aircraft Division of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, Kanpur, India. Delivered between November 1965 and September 1984.
 BH1048 HAL/K/504 Srs 2 Model 203 1    Initially BH576
 BH1010 - BH1013 HAL/K/505, HAL/K/507-509 Srs 2 Model 203 4    
 H913 HAL/K/510 Srs 2 Model 203 1    
 H914 - H915 HAL/K/516-517 Srs 2 Model 218 2    
 H1030 - H1034 HAL/K/526-530 Srs 2 Model 219 5    
 H1175 HAL/K/531 Srs 2 Model 219 1    
 H1176 HAL/K/532 Srs 2M LFD 1    
 H1177 - H1179 HAL/K/533-535 Srs 2 Model 218 3    
 H1180 - H1182 HAL/K/536-538 Srs 2 Model 220 3    
 H1386 HAL/K/539 Srs 2 Model 220 1    
 H1512 HAL/K/550 Srs 2 Model 218 1    
 H1513 - H1514 HAL/K/551-552 Srs 2M LFD 2    
 H1515 - H1516 HAL/K/553-554 Srs 2 Model 247 2    
 H1517 HAL/K/555 Srs 2M LFD 1    
 H1518 - H1520 HAL/K/556-558 Srs 2 Model 247 3    
 H1521 - H1525 HAL/K/559-563 Srs 2M LFD 5    
 H1526 - H1528 HAL/K/564-566 Srs 2 Model 247 3    
 H1529- H1530 HAL/K/567-568 Srs 2M LFD 2    
 H2175 - H2184 HAL/K/569-578 Srs 2M LFD 10    
 H2372 - H2381 HAL/K/579-588 Srs 2M LFD 9  1 H2380 Ntu. To VT-EIR
 

Total Production

65

0

1

 


Conversions From Series 2M

Serial Range

Type

Conv.

Notes

 Two HAL produced aircraft fitted with rotodomes as prototype Airborne Surveillance Platforms. First flew in November 1990.
 H2175, H2176 748 ASP (2)  Ex 748 Series 2M

 Total Conversions

 (2) 

 



Hindustan Produced Type 748 Delivered As Civil

Production List Top Page Top 

C/n

Initial Registration

Notes

 25 aircraft built by the Transport Aircraft Division of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, Kanpur, India. Delivered between June 1967 and September 1984.
 506 VT-DUO Indian Air Lines
 511 VT-DXF Indian Air Lines
 512 VT-DXG Indian Air Lines
 513 VT-DXH Indian Border Security Force
 514 VT-DXI Indian Air Lines
 515 VT-DXJ Indian Air Lines
 518 VT-DXK Indian Air Lines
 519 VT-DXL Indian Air Lines
 520 VT-DXM Indian Air Lines
 521 VT-DXN Indian Air Lines
 522 VT-DXO Indian Air Lines
 523 VT-DXP Indian Air Lines
 524 VT-DXQ Indian Air Lines
 525 VT-DXR Indian Air Lines
 540 VT-EAT Indian Border Security Force
 541 VT-EAU Indian Air Lines
 542 VT-EAV Indian Border Security Force
 543 VT-EAW Indian Air Force H-2064/B ntu
 544 VT-EAX Indian Air Force H-2065 ntu
 545 VT-EAY Indian Air Force H-2066 ntu
 546 VT-EAZ VT-EAZ Ntu Indian Civil Avtn Dept ret
 547 VT-EBA VT-EBA Ntu Indian Civil Avtn Dept
 548 VT-EBB VT-EBB Ntu National Remote Agency
 549 VT-EBC VT-EBC Ntu Indian Border Security Force
 587 VT-EIR Srs 2M H2380 Ntu Indian Border Security Force

Total Production   25




Type 780 Andover

Production List TopPage Top 

Aircraft Delivered As Military - New  Built

Serial Range

C/n

Type

Batch Qty

Conv.

Canc'd

Notes

 31 aircraft ordered from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd., Woodford, to contract KU/11/013. Delivered between January, 1967 and February, 1968.
 XS594 - XS597 1572-1575 Andover C.Mk.1 4   
 XS598 - XS613 Set 5 to Set 20  16   
 XS637 - XS647 Set 21 to Set 31  11   
 

Total Production

 31

 

Aircraft Delivered As Military - Conversions From C.Mk.1

Serial Range

Type

Conv.

Notes

 2 aircraft converted to Andover C.1(PR)
 XS596, XS641 Andover C.1(PR) (2)  
 4 aircraft converted to Andover E.3
 XS603, XS605, XS610, XS640 Andover E.3 (4)  
 3 aircraft converted to Andover E.3A
 XS639, XS643, XS644 Andover E.3A (3)  

 Total Conversions

 (9) 

 

For Export - Ex-RAF Aircraft Refurbished

Serial Range

Notes

 10 aircraft for the RNZAF, delivered between October 1976 and October 1977.
 NZ7620 - N7Z629 Ex XS599, XS600, XS602, XS604, XS608, XS611, XS612, XS613XS638, XS645

Total Production   10


Ex RAF and RNZAF Civil Conversions

C/n

Initial Registration

Notes

 1575 G-BVNJ Ex RAF Andover C.1 XS597
 Set 6 9Q-CVG Ex RNZAF Andover C.1 NZ7620
 Set 9 3C-KKB Ex RNZAF Andover C.1 NZ7622
 Set 10 P4-PVS Ex RAF Andover E.3 XS603
 Set 11 9Q-CDY Ex RNZAF Andover C.1 NZ7623
 Set 14 G-BEBY Ex RAF Andover C.1 XS607
 Set 17 P4-BLL Ex RAF Andover E.3 XS610
 Set 18 3C-KKC Ex RNZAF Andover C.1 NZ7625
 Set 19 9Q-CJR Ex RNZAF Andover C.1 NZ7626
 Set 20 3C-KKS Ex RNZAF Andover C.1 NZ7627
 Set 21 G-BVNK Ex RAF Andover C.1 XS637
 Set 22 9Q-CYB Ex RNZAF Andover C.1 NZ7628
 Set 22 3C-KKT Ex RNZAF Andover C.1 NZ7629
 Set 24 P4-TBL Ex RAF Andover E.3 XS640
 Set 28 VR-BOI Ex RAF Andover E.3A XS644

Total Conversions   (15)




Production Summary Page Top All Aircraft By Series and Mark

Type

Delivered New

Conversion

Canc'd

Avro

HAL

Total

Avro

HAL

 Type 748 Series 1

20

4

24

 

 

 

 Type 748 Series 1A

 

 

 

(4)

 

 

 Type 748 Series 2

94

54

148

 

 

8

 Type 748 Series 2A

107

 

107

(43)

 

 

 Type 748 Series 2B

26

 

26

(2)

 


 Type 748 Series 2B Super

8

 

8

 

 

2

 Type 748 Series 2M

 

31

31

 

 


 Type 748 Andover CC.Mk.2

6

 

6

 

 

 

 Type 748MF

1

 

1

 

 

 

 Type 748 Coastguarder

 

 

 

(1)

 

 

 Type 748 Multi Role

 

 

 

(2)

 

 

 Type 748 ASP

 

 

 

 

2

 

 Type 780 Andover C.1

31

 

31

 

 

 

 Type 780 Andover C.1(PR)

 

 

 

(2)

 

 

 Type 780 Andover E.3

 

 

 

(4)

 

 

 Type 780 Andover E.3A

 

 

 

(3)

 

 

 

293

89

382

(61)

2

11

 

All Aircraft By Type

Type

Avro

HAL

Total

748

264

89

353

780

31

0

31

 

295

89

384

Notes
  1. Initial production was by the Aircraft Manufacturing Depot of the Indian Air Force, Kanpur. On October 1 1964, the Aircraft Manufacturing Depot was merged with Hindustan Aircraft Limited to became Hindustan Aeronautics.
  2. Eight aircraft used by the RAAF and two by the RAN for training navigation and air intelligence officers. Fitted with Rolls Royce R.Da.8 Mk. 550-2 powerplants.

Production References
  1. Air Internaional, June, 1976
  2. http://www.avroheritage.com/index.html
  3. http://www.planelist.net/types.html
  4. http://www.militarwiki.org/wiki/Hawker_Siddeley_HS_748#Serie_2M
  5. Brazilian aircraft at http://www.rudnei.cunha.nom.br/FAB/en/c-91.html
  6. India's flying Testbeds at http://www.acig.org/artman/publish/article_533.shtml
  7. Thai Air Force aircraft at http://178.83.198.61/wings/08-RTAF%20Planes/054-Avro/054-Avro.htm dead link 
  8. Turboprop Airliners and Military Transports of the World 1948-2012, ed. Terry Smith (Air Britain(Historians) Ltd., 2012)

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