By H.A. Taylor
A historic account of the Airspeed plane corporation, describing the tasks and airplane produced over twenty years, with info of the profitable twin-engined Oxford coach produced throughout the moment international battle, and test-development crises.
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The first flight was made early in 1937. On 27 October of that year it crashed, killing one pilot and seriously injuring another, following a premature stall which developed in the engine-nacelle area caused, apparently, by the greater diameter of the nacelle used. Thereafter the use of this engine and nacelle was discontinued and later production aircraft were fitted either with British-built Wo1se1ey or Armstrong Sidde1ey Lynx powerp1ants. Including the prototype, he writes, eleven Envoys were built by Mitsubishi between 1936 and 1938 and used by Japan Air Transport on domestic trunk services from Tokyo to Fukuoka and Sapporo and later in Korea.
C. H. A. Colman, and it made a first public appearance in the 'new and experimental' park at Hendon during the Royal Air Force Display at the end of that month. The final acceptance test was completed by G. B. S. Errington on 29 September. The first small batch of production Oxfords, L4535-4537, was handed over to the RAF in mid-November and these were followed by L4540 in December and by L4541-2 in January 1938, four of the six going to the Central Flying School, Upavon, and two to No. 11 Flying Training School.
Earlier, a hard, and no doubt reasonably economic order had been received for seven convertible civil/military Envoy IUs from South Africa. Four were intended primarily for use by South African Airways, though capable of quick conversion, and three were military variants for the South African Air Force. The military variants were designed to carry bombs, had a single fixed forward-firing gun in a trough immediately beside the pilot's cockpit and a revolving gun turret on the fuselage aft of the wing.
Airspeed Aircraft since 1931 by H.A. Taylor