Titles: Avro 748 & Andover No’s 1 and 2

The Avro 748 was designed as a private venture civil airliner by the A.V.Roe Co and first flew in 1960. Initial versions of the Series 1 seated 48 passengers. The aircraft was re-designated HS.748 in 1963 after A.V.Roe was incorporated into Hawker Siddeley Aviation. Later versions included the Series 2 and Series 2A. Two examples of the Series 2 were placed into RAF service with the Queen’s Flight, designated Andover CC Mk 2, for short-range VIP flights involving the British Royal Family, often with Prince Phillip himself in command.

A later version was developed with a rear cargo loading door, “kneeling” undercarriage, and 50% more powerful engines. Intended for civil as well as military use, it  was used by the RAF as the Andover C Mk 1, and later by the RNZAF.

The title includes the RAF flight manuals (titled Pilot’s Notes) for both the C Mk 1 and CC Mk 2 versions, plus the RNZAF and RAAF Flight manuals for variants operated by those air arms. The files have been scanned from the original flight manuals and retain any colour pages.

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Title 1 contains:

  • RAF Pilot’s Notes for the Andover C.1, AP 101B-0301-15 dated June 1967, (with later revisons), with approx 301 pages.
  • RNZAF Flight Manual for the Andover C.1, NZAP 6211.002-1 dated 02.92.96 with approx 257 pages.

Title 2 contains:

  • RAF Pilot’s Notes for the Andover CC.2, AP 4932B-PN dated March 1965, (with later revisons), with approx 268 pages.
  • RAAF Flight Manual for the HS748 Model 224, AAP 7211.004-1 dated 1 Apr 1979 with approx 361 pages.