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De Havilland Aircraft Co

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of Hatfield, Herts

Also see De Havilland

1933 Constructors of light aeroplanes and low-powered engines. Also operates De Havilland Flying School. Head Office and Works: Stag Lane Aerodrome, Edgware, Middlesex.[1]

1937 Designers and manufacturers of aircraft, aero engines and controllable-pitch airscrews. "Albatross" Aircraft. "Dragonfly" Aircraft. "Gipsy" Aero Engines. "Moth" Aircraft.

1942 private company.

1961 Manufacturers and designers of "De Havilland" aircraft, including "Comet" airlines and "Sea Vixen" naval fighters. 15,000 employees.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1933 Who's Who in British Aviation