Aeroplane Monthly 1979-03
G.Jenks - Avro 621 Tutor /RAF Piston Trainers/ (4)
The first production Avro 621 with pupil under the blind flying hood. The first 621s had Avian-type tail units, large faired shock absorbers on the undercarriage, and were powered by uncowled 155 h.p. Mongoose IIIA radial engines.
The Shuttleworth Collection’s Tutor near its home at Old Warden, Bedfordshire.
Avro 621 Tutor K3261 of the Central Flying School, one of the first recipients of the type
The modern successor of the 504: Three Avro Tutors from the Central Flying School in formation, with the leader flying inverted.
Three Central Flying School Avro 621s, K3363, K3364 (inverted) and K3365, flying from Upavon in June 1937.
Oxford University Air Squadron Avro 621 Tutor K4798 over the Eastchurch area in July 1935.
The prototype Sea Tutor, K2893, seen here at Felixstowe, was originally G-ABGH, but was purchased and repainted in military markings and delivered to Calshot in October 1931.
The second prototype 621, with B conditions marking K-4 and fitted with standard elliptical tail unit and 240 h.p. Lynx engine.
Two 621s of No 610 Squadron at Hooton Park in 1938,
An early production Avro 621, with Mongoose engine and early Avian type tail unit, for the Irish Air Corps.
Avro Tutor I used for inverted display flying by the Central Flying School, Wittering