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Aircraft Stats:

Powerplant: 1 x 530 hp Rolls-Royce Kestrel IB 12 cylinder Vee liquid-cooled piston engine
Speed: 274 kph, 170mph mph
Seats: 2
Length: 9.02m, 29ft 7in
Span: 11.35m, 3ft 3in
Empty Weight: 1 333kg, 2,938lb
Max T/O Weight: 1 989kg, 4,386lb
Period of Service: 1940 - 1944

Weapons:
None specified

Squadrons:
None specified

Attrition:
No incidents found

Audax

 
Status: Retired
Manufacturer: Hawker
Country of Manufacture: United Kingdom
Role: Bomber/Reconaissance
 
Description:

The Audax was a development of the Hart for the Army co-operation role, with a reduced bomb load and a message pick-up hook added.

82 were received by the SAAF for use with the Service Flying Training Schools.

Armament:
One fixed forward-firing 0.303 in (7.7mm) machine-gun and one 0.303 in (7.7mm) Lewis gun in rear cockpit, plus four 20 lb (9 kg) or two 112 lb (51 kg) supply containers on underwing racks.