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Frederick Handley Page
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Born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Born on 15th of November 1885
Died on 21st of April 1962

Born 1885. Died 1962 Aircraft designer.

Founded the first British aircraft manufacturing firm Handley-Page Ltd in 1909. Produced a series of military aircraft including the Halifax bomber in WWII. His civil aircraft included the Hannibal, Hermes and Herald transports. Knighted in 1942.

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