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Handley Page

Former British aerospace manufacturer / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Handley Page Limited was a British aerospace manufacturer. Founded by Frederick Handley Page (later Sir Frederick) in 1909, it was the United Kingdom's first publicly traded aircraft manufacturing company. It went into voluntary liquidation and ceased to exist in 1970. The company, based at Radlett Aerodrome in Hertfordshire, was noted for its pioneering role in aviation history and for producing heavy bombers and large airliners.

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Handley Page Limited
IndustryAviation
Founded17 June 1909
FounderFrederick Handley Page
DefunctMarch 1970[1]
FateVoluntary liquidation
SuccessorScottish Aviation
HeadquartersCricklewood Aerodrome, Radlett Aerodrome
Key people
Hedley Hazelden, Charles Joy, Gustav Lachmann, Godfrey Lee, Reginald Stafford, George Volkert
SubsidiariesHandley Page Transport (until 1924)
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Atlantic in flight, non-stop from New York to Chicago, 1919