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

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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 de Havilland 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 World War I. It was designed by Geoffrey de Havilland (hence "DH") for Airco, and was the first British two-seat light day-bomber to have an effective defensive armament.

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Airco DH.5

The Airco DH.5 was a British First World War single-seat fighter aircraft designed specifically 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 bomber used in 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 between the Allies and Germany – known as the Armistice of Compiègne after the location in which it was signed – was the agreement that ended the fighting in western Europe that comprised the First World War.

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Aviation

Aviation is the practical aspect or art of aeronautics, being the design, development, production, operation and use of aircraft, especially heavier-than-air aircraft.

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Bankruptcy

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

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Birmingham Small Arms Company

This article is not about Gamo subsidiary BSA Guns (UK) Limited or BSA Company or its successors. 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 London.

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De Havilland DH.15

The de Havilland DH.15 Gazelle was an engine test bed converted from a de Havilland DH.9A for flight trials in1919-20 of the B.H.P Atlantic engine.

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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 (also sometimes called the Fokker Scare) was a phase of the contest for air superiority on the Western Front during the First World War.

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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 aircraft 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 law and business, liquidation is the process by which a company (or part of a company) is brought to an end, and the assets and property of the company are redistributed.

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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 configuration aircraft engine built by Napier & Son starting in 1917, and ending in the 1930s.

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Pusher configuration

In a craft with a pusher 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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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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References

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

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