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Planes Used By Imperial Airways

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List of planes used by Imperial Airways. Plane models are listed alphabetically and include additional information about each individual Imperial Airways aircrafts. Imperial Airways uses, or at some point has used, these planes. This list answers the questions "what kind of aircraft does Imperial Airways use?" and "what plane am I flying on Imperial Airways?" List includes photos of the Imperial Airways planes when available, to help clear up what airplanes Imperial Airways flies. Everything from Armstrong Whitworth Ensign to Short Mayo Composite is included on this list. {#nodes}
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  • The Avro Andover was a 1920s British military transport aircraft built by Avro for the Royal Air Force. Four aircraft were built, in two versions. Three aircraft, the Type 561, were used as flying ambulances. The sole example of the Type 563 was used as a 12-seater transport....  more
    • Type: Passenger, Air ambulance
    • Manufacturer: Avro
    • Length (m): 15.62
    • Maiden Flight: Jun 28 1924
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    Boulton & Paul P.71A

    The Boulton & Paul P.71A was a 1930s British twin-engined all-metal biplane transport aircraft developed by Boulton & Paul Ltd from the unsuccessful P.64 Mailplane to meet an Imperial Airways requirement for a mail plane....  more
    • Type: Mailplane, Light Transport
    • Manufacturer: Boulton & Paul Ltd
    • Introduced: Jan 01 1935
    • Length (m): 13.46
  • The de Havilland DH.91 Albatross was a four-engine British transport aircraft in the 1930s. A total of seven aircraft were built in 1938–1939....  more
    • Type: Mailplane, Cargo aircraft
    • Manufacturer: de Havilland
    • Introduced: Oct 01 1938
    • Designer: A. E. Hagg
    • Length (m): 21.79
    • Maiden Flight: May 20 1937
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    de Havilland DH.34

    The de Havilland DH.34 was a single engined British biplane airliner built by the de Havilland Aircraft Company in the 1920s. 12 were built, with the DH.34 serving with Imperial Airways and its predecessors for several years....  more
    • Manufacturer: de Havilland
    • Designer: Geoffrey de Havilland
    • Length (m): 11.89
    • Maiden Flight: Jan 01 1922