This Day in Aviation History
June 14th, 1945
First flight of the Avro Tudor.
The Avro Type 688 Tudor was a British piston-engined airliner based on Avro’s four-engine Lincoln bomber, itself a descendant of the famous Lancaster heavy bomber, and was Britain’s first pressurised airliner. Customers saw the aircraft as little more than a pressurised DC-4 Skymaster, and few orders were forthcoming, important customers preferring to buy US aircraft. The tailwheel undercarriage layout was also dated and a disadvantage….
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