AVRO


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AcronymDefinition
AVROAutoduellists of the Vancouver Regional Organization
AVROAustralian Vietnamese Relief Organisation (est. 2001)
AVROAlgemene Vereniging Radio Omroep
AVROAV Roe (Aircraft manufacturer, UK & Canada)
AVROAssociation of Vehicle Recovery Operators (UK)
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Operated by the RAF from 1956 to 1984, the Avro Vulcan is a jet-powered delta wing strategic bomber, and formed the backbone of the UK's airborne nuclear deterrent during the Cold Ware.
When the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) met on Wednesday, one of the key items on its agenda was the decision on the fate of the Avro replacement programme.
Airbus Defence and Space has signed a cooperation agreement with Tata Advanced Systems (TASL) to submit a joint bid for a contract to replace the Indian Air Force~s (IAF) Avro aircraft fleet.
Avro Lancaster bomber The Whitley bomber would be the Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Company's most significant design of the Second World War, with 1,814 completed when production ended in 1943.
The historic Avro Vulcan XH558 will fly over Cardiff Airport and MoD St Athan.
The company said the phase-out of the Avro fleet is expected to start in August 2011 and will result in up to 85 redundancies within Blue1.
With the demise of the Avro Arrow, so went the backbone of the Canadian aeronautics industry.
Stewart Cordner, Vice President Avro Business Jets for BAE Systems said: We have been particularly successful in the Middle East where we have ABJs in service with the Dubai Air Wing, Presidential Flight of Abu Dhabi and the Bahrain Defence Force, as well as with Kuwaiti First Trading C and Construction.
From 1957 to 1969, the Avro Vulcan was a main weapon in the Cold War.
However the Avro Manchester had only two Rolls Royce engines, not four.
Author Whitcomb looks at the aircraft of the Cold War with the eye of a pilot and the mind of one of the most respected authorities in his native Canada on the Avro Arrow.