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Hersteller: armstwit

Armstrong Whitworth Ltd.
Coventry, foundet: 1921

 

Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Ltd. - Coventry - United Kingdom

 

 

 

 

 

1928 - Armstrong Whitworth Siskin, Fighter aircraft

 

 

 

 

1935 - Armstrong Whitworth R 33

 

 

 

 

1936 - Armstrong Whitworth AW 38 Whitley Mk V, Night bomber

 

The Whitleys were with more than 1800 produced one of the major types of the RAF at the beginning of the war. They were withdrawn from the bomber role in 1942 and used as long range sea reconnaissance and sub hunters, tug for gliders and transport airplanes.  

 

 

1937 - Armstrong Whitworth AW 27 A Ensign, Airliner

 

 

 

 

1939 - Armstrong Whitworth AW 41 Albemarle, Bomber and Transport / Tug for combat gliders

 

The Albemarle was one of the typical mid size bombers of that days. In that time a considerable shortage on a numer of materials was suffered, so the design came along mostly with steel and wood. Besides it's roles as a bomber and tactical reconnaissance plane, several other roles have been covered.  

 

       

 

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