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Portsmouth Aviation Ltd.
J. Samuel White & Co
Wight Aviation


J. Samuel White & Co, boatbuilding company at Cowes, Isle of Wight, which in 1914 constructed to the design of Harris Booth, of the Air Department, the largest aeroplane then built in Britain, the AD 1000 three-engined torpedo-bomber. Also built Short 184s under subcontract and designed and built aircraft under name of Wight Aviation.

Founded in 1932 as Wight Aviation Ltd to operate an air services to the Isle of Wight. Repaired military aircraft during Second World War. Built prototype of Aerocar twin-boom high-wing six-seat aircraft, flown in 1947; not put into production.

 

 


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