Walkaround #481

Hawker Siddeley (Avro) HS.748 Srs 2A

Reference photos by Mario Serelle and Emidio Neto on July 10 2003

Overall view, old paint scheme

 

      

This is a Hawker Siddeley (Avro) HS.748 Srs 2A, (locally designated C-91) operated by the Brazilian Air Force under C-91 designation. Brazil still has 5 operational aircraft of the 11 originaly purchased during the 60s. These 5 airframes are being upgraded and receiving a new painting scheme in overall gray. 

These pictures were taken during an Air Show at one of the Brazilian Air Force maintenance depot on October 2002.

Mario Serelle

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Front view

Nose section
Main entry door
Instrument panel

 

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Propeller

Engine nacele
Engine nacele close-up
Engine nacele from right side

 

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Exhaust

Tail section
RH emergency door
Nose landing gear

 

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Main landing gear from behind

Underfuselage antennas

The photos directly below were taken by Emidio Neto in 2002. Note this aircraft is wearing the new paint scheme adopted during 2002.

Emidio Neto

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Badge - 1st Squadron of 2nd  Transport Group

Nose - Nose section
Side - LH view
Front - Front view

 

 

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Engine - Rolls-Royce Dart Turboprop

Cockpit - Cockpit, of course!
Tail - Tal section

 

Photos and text by Mario Serelle and Emidio Neto