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AW.660 Argosy

Armstrong Whitworth AW.660 Argosy Airplane Models

Explore our selection of detailed diecast models of the Armstrong Whitworth AW.660 Argosy - Authentically Crafted, Historically Accurate, and Collectible Aircraft Models.

The Armstrong Whitworth AW.660 Argosy, a distinctive British aircraft, is celebrated for its unique design and versatile functionality. Introduced in the 1960s, this medium-range turboprop freighter is easily recognizable by its high-mounted wings and twin booms, allowing for a rear loading ramp. Its design facilitated quick loading and unloading of cargo, making it a favorite for military and civilian freight operations.

While primarily used as a freight aircraft, the Argosy also saw variations like the AW.650 (civilian version) and the AW.660 (military transport version). Each model of the Argosy demonstrates its adaptability and efficiency in various roles, from troop transport to medical evacuation, marking it as an interesting and significant aircraft in the history of aviation.