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The HS748 was designed as a DC-3 replacement (and Fokker F27 competitor), which first flew in June 1960. The military version, initially flown in 1963, was a response to a British Royal Air Force requirement for a medium tactical aircraft. The RAF eventually received 31 aircraft.  Most military 748s are modified Series 2A aircraft that serve as cargo transports, navigation trainers, electronic range calibration aircraft and VIP transport s. Export versions have kits available to...

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