AVRo 621 «Tyutor". A photo. Characteristics
AVRo 621 «Tyutor". A photo. Characteristics

AVRo 621 «Tyutor". A photo. Characteristics


United Kingdom

A type: single-engine training aircraft biplane

Crew: Two pilots are arranged one behind the other

Created by legendary designer company AVRo Roy Chadwick plane "Tyutor» (Tutor - tutor) was built to replace veteran of the company aircraft 504K / N, the set of instances that are still at that time in the service of flight training schools, the Royal Air Force, though 1920-ies came by the end.

Following an evaluation of new machines at the Aircraft and Armament Experimental Establishment (A & AEE) at Martlesham Heath in December 1929, the RAF chose the Tutor as its primary trainer aircraft. Initially, 21 aircraft were ordered for testing. Following their successful completion at the Central Flying School (CFS), another 373 Tyutor aircraft were taken into service between 1934 and 1936.

With excellent handling aircraft belonging CFS «Tyutor" regularly participated in various demonstrations in numerous air shows and exhibitions in the Royal Air Force during 1930-ies.

The aircraft also gained popularity overseas in the Air Force. South African Air Force, oddly enough, to operate the aircraft "Tyutor" its construction. The offensive fighter-monoplanes such as "Hurricane" and "Spitfire", sounded the death knell for the training biplane Tutor, and as the decade drew to a close, most of them were replaced by aircraft "Mazhister" Company "Miles". Only one plane "Tyutor" remained in the UK, the aircraft flies to Shuttleworth Collection with 1959 years.

AVRo 621 «Tyutor". A photo

Basic data


  • Length: 8,08 m
  • Wingspan: 10,36 m
  • Height: 2,92 m


The weight:

  • BLANK: 836 kg
  • Maximum take-off: 1115 kg


Aircraft performance characteristics:

  • Maximum speed: 196,7 km / h
  • Range: 402 km


Power point: "Linke" the IVC firm "Armstrong Siddeley"

Power: 240 l. from. (179 kW)

Date of first flight: December 1929 years

The surviving airworthy modifications: 621 «Tyutor"

Right: Built in 1932, the aircraft with the tail number K3215v once used flight training school number 1 the Royal Air Force.