Avro 720 Wind Tunnel Aircraft

Made:
1948-1952 in Manchester

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1/30 scale metal Avro 720 wind tunnel model aircraft in box with additional parts made by Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd, Manchester c.1950. The Avro 720 was a design for jet and rocket powered interceptor for the Royal Air Force.

Details

Category:
Aeronautics
Object Number:
Y1988.250.4
Materials:
metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
model: 120 mm x 280 mm x 440 mm,
box: 160 mm x 345 mm x 485 mm, 8.7 kg
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Gift of British Aerospace PLC.