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The Aircraft Manufacturing Company Limited (Airco) was a British aircraft manufacturer operating from 1912 to 1920. [1]

42 relations: Airco DH.1, Airco DH.10, Airco DH.16, Airco DH.2, Airco DH.3, Airco DH.4, Airco DH.5, Airco DH.6, Airco DH.9, Airco DH.9A, Airco DH.9C, Aircraft Transport and Travel, Armistice of 11 November 1918, Aviation, Bankruptcy, Birmingham Small Arms Company, Daimler Airway, Daimler Company, Daimler Hire, De Havilland, De Havilland DH.15, De Havilland DH.18, De Havilland Oxford, England, Fighter aircraft, Fokker Scourge, Frank Searle (businessman), Geoffrey de Havilland, George Holt Thomas, Gnome et Rhône, Hendon, Light bomber, Liquidation, London, Napier Lion, Pusher configuration, Rotary engine, Royal Air Force, The Hyde, Trainer aircraft, William Taylor Birchenough, World War I.

Airco DH.1

The Airco DH.1 was an early military biplane of typical "Farman" pattern flown by Britain's Royal Flying Corps during World War I. By the time the powerplant for which it was designed was sufficiently plentiful it was obsolete as an operational aircraft, and apart from a few examples sent to the Middle East it served as a trainer and Home Defence fighter.

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Airco DH.10

The Airco DH.10 Amiens was a British twin-engined medium bomber designed and built towards the end of the First World War.

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Airco DH.16

The Airco DH.16 was a British four-seat commercial biplane of the 1910s designed by Geoffrey de Havilland, the chief designer at Airco.

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Airco DH.2

The Airco DH.2 was a single-seat biplane "pusher" aircraft which operated as a fighter during the First World War.

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Airco DH.3

The Airco DH.3 was a British bomber aircraft of the First World War.

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Airco DH.4

The Airco DH.4 was a British two-seat biplane day bomber of the First World War.

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Airco DH.5

The Airco DH.5 was a British First World War single-seat fighter aircraft designed to replace the obsolete Airco DH.2.

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Airco DH.6

The Airco DH.6 was a British military trainer biplane used by the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War.

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Airco DH.9

The Airco DH.9 (from de Havilland 9) – also known after 1920 as the de Havilland DH.9 – was a British single-engined biplane bomber developed and deployed during the First World War.

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Airco DH.9A

The Airco DH.9A was a British single-engined light bomber designed and first used shortly before the end of the First World War.

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Airco DH.9C

The Airco DH.9C was a British passenger aircraft.

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Aircraft Transport and Travel

Aircraft Transport and Travel Limited was a British airline formed during the First World War, a subsidiary of Airco.

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Armistice of 11 November 1918

The Armistice of 11 November 1918 was the armistice that ended fighting on land, sea and air in World War I between the Allies and their last opponent, Germany.

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Aviation

Aviation, or air transport, refers to the activities surrounding mechanical flight and the aircraft industry.

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Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is a legal status of a person or other entity that cannot repay debts to creditors.

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Birmingham Small Arms Company

The Birmingham Small Arms Company Limited (BSA) was a major British industrial combine, a group of businesses manufacturing military and sporting firearms; bicycles; motorcycles; cars; buses and bodies; steel; iron castings; hand, power, and machine tools; coal cleaning and handling plants; sintered metals; and hard chrome process.

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Daimler Airway

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Daimler Company

The Daimler Company Limited, until 1910, the Daimler Motor Company Limited, was an independent British motor vehicle manufacturer founded in London by H. J. Lawson in 1896, which set up its manufacturing base in Coventry.

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Daimler Hire

Daimler Hire Limited provided a luxury chauffeur-driven Daimler limousine-hire-service from Knightsbridge in London.

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De Havilland

De Havilland Aircraft Company Limited was a British aviation manufacturer established in late 1920 by Geoffrey de Havilland at Stag Lane Aerodrome Edgware on the outskirts of north London.

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De Havilland DH.15

The de Havilland DH.15 Gazelle was an engine testbed for the B.H.P Atlantic engine, converted from a de Havilland DH.9A for flight trials in 1919–20.

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De Havilland DH.18

The de Havilland DH.18 was a single-engined British biplane transport aircraft of the 1920s built by de Havilland.

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De Havilland Oxford

The Airco DH.11 was a British twin-engined biplane bomber which was designed to replace the earlier Airco DH.10 bomber.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Fighter aircraft

A fighter aircraft is a military aircraft designed primarily for air-to-air combat against other aircraft, as opposed to bombers and attack aircraft, whose main mission is to attack ground targets.

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Fokker Scourge

The Fokker Scourge (or Fokker Scare) occurred during the First World War from August 1915 to early 1916, when the Imperial German Flying Corps (''Die Fliegertruppen''), equipped with Fokker ''Eindecker'' fighters, gained an advantage over the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) and the French ''Aéronautique Militaire''.

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Frank Searle (businessman)

Frank Searle CBE, DSO, MIME (1874 – 4 April 1948) was a British transport entrepreneur, a locomotive engineer who moved from steam to omnibuses, the motor industry and airlines.

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Geoffrey de Havilland

Captain Sir Geoffrey de Havilland, OM, CBE, AFC, RDI, FRAeS (27 July 1882 – 21 May 1965) was a British aviation pioneer and aerospace engineer.

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George Holt Thomas

George Holt Thomas (31 March 1869 – 1 January 1929) aviation industry pioneer and newspaper proprietor.

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Gnome et Rhône

Gnome et Rhône was a major French aircraft engine manufacturer.

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Hendon

Hendon is a London suburb in the Borough of Barnet, northwest of Charing Cross.

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Light bomber

A light bomber is a relatively small and fast type of military bomber aircraft that was primarily employed before the 1950s.

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Liquidation

In United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and United States law and business, liquidation is the process by which a company is brought to an end.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Napier Lion

The Napier Lion was a 12-cylinder 'broad arrow' W12 configuration aircraft engine built by D. Napier & Son from 1917 until the 1930s.

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Pusher configuration

In a vehicle with a pusher configuration (as opposed to a tractor configuration), the propeller(s) are mounted behind their respective engine(s).

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Rotary engine

The rotary engine was an early type of internal combustion engine, usually designed with an odd number of cylinders per row in a radial configuration, in which the crankshaft remained stationary in operation, with the entire crankcase and its attached cylinders rotating around it as a unit.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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The Hyde

The Hyde is a locality in the London Borough of Barnet in London, United Kingdom, and also lies within Hendon.

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Trainer aircraft

A trainer is a class of aircraft designed specifically to facilitate flight training of pilots and aircrews.

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William Taylor Birchenough

William Taylor Birchenough (1891–1962) was a pioneering British aviator and test pilot.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airco

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