Framed photograph of Avro Anson WJ561

Framed image showing Jimmy Orrell test piloting the Anson WJ561.

This photograph shows the first flight of Avro Anson WJ561 from Woodford on 27 May 1952. WJ561 was the last Anson to be built. The pilot was Chief Test Pilot, Jimmy Orrell. The Anson was the most numerous type made by Avro. The Museum also holds the Orrell Archive.