Imperial Airways' Armstrong Whitworth Argosy Airliner, c 1925.

Made:
1929 in England and Coventry
maker:
Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Limited

Model of Armstrong Whitworth "Argosy" airliner, scale 1:32

Model, scale 1:32 of Armstrong Whitworth Argosy Airliner. Imperial Airways was formed in 1924 to operate national airlines and to develop the airline routes to Europe and the Commonwealth. Imperial Airways took over an assortment of aircraft that had been used by a number of independent companies, especially machines used during wartime. The Armstrong Whitworth Argosy was an example of one of these. Seating 28 passengers, the Argosy could cruise at 90 mph with a range of 400 miles.

Details

Category:
Aeronautics
Object Number:
1929-945
Measurements:
Dimensions entered
type:
passenger aircraft
credit:
Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Co. Ltd. & Armstrong Siddeley Motors Ltd.