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De Havilland 1

 

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The first Geoffrey de Havilland aeroplane was a biplane built by de Havilland and F.T.Hearle in a shed near Newbury (Berks) in 1908-9.
 

Flown (or hopped) on a racecourse there, it crashed; but he built another.

 

Span: 36'
Length: 29'
Weight all up: 850 lb

 

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