Hawker Siddeley Trident 3 aircraft, 1971.

Made:
1971 in Hatfield
maker:
Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Company Limited

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Hawker Siddeley Trident 3 aircraft, registration G-AWZM, built Hatfield, 1971.The Trident 3 was built at Hatfield in Hertfordshire and first entered service in 1970. It was capable of carrying up to 180 passengers and had a range of 1500 miles. Only 117 Tridents were built in total, 35 of them for the Chinese airline CAAC. This British Airways Trident is pictured at the Science Museum's Wroughton airfield in Wiltshire.

Details

Category:
Aeronautics
Object Number:
1987-116
Materials:
aluminium alloy, magnesium alloy, metal (ferrous), plastic (unidentified), rubber (unidentified), textile
Measurements:
Length: 39.98 m,
Height: 8.61 m
Wingspan: 29.87 m
Empty Weight: 37695 kg
type:
passenger aircraft
credit:
British Airways plc
status:
Permanent collection

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