Avro 626

Avro 626

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  • Role: Trainer
  • Dimensions: Wingspan 10.36 m, length 8.04 m, height 2.92 m
  • Engine: 1 x Cheetah V (260 hp)
  • Crew: 3
  • Number in service: 21
  • Country of production: Great Britain
  • Years in service: 1937 – 1941

The Avro 626 was a 3-seater, advanced training airplane, built by the British as an export model, that was used from 1937 to 1941. It was used in 10 different training configurations, with the 2- member crew usually occupying 2 of the 3 seats depending on the equipment it was carrying.

They were mainly used in «combat training», equipped with a rotating machine gun for the observer, a camera or other equipment according to its configuration. Some of them were armed with training bomb rails.