IN SERVICE

IN SERVICE AVRO ANSON

Heroic deeds on the front line, a vast contribution as a trainer — the ‘Annie’ was one of the great British aeroplanes

MILITARY

A line-up of No 48 Squadron Anson Is in October 1936, probably at Manston.
AEROPLANE

Early days

The first production Anson, K6152, flew from Avro’s Woodford factory airfield in Lancashire on 31 December 1935, with Geoffrey Tyson as the pilot. Just over two months later, on 6 March, Anson Is K6153 to K6162 entered service with No 48 Squadron at Manston, Kent.

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