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The Admiralty, originally known as the Office of the Admiralty and Marine Affairs, was the government department responsible for the command of the Royal Navy firstly in the Kingdom of England, secondly in the Kingdom of Great Britain, and from 1801 to 1964, the United Kingdom and former British Empire.
Aerial refueling, also referred to as air refueling, in-flight refueling (IFR), air-to-air refueling (AAR), and tanking, is the process of transferring aviation fuel from one military aircraft (the tanker) to another (the receiver) during flight.
The aerospace industry of the United Kingdom is the fourth-largest national aerospace industry in the world and the third largest in Europe, with a global market share of 6.4% in 2016.
An aircraft is a machine that is able to fly by gaining support from the air.
An airliner is a type of aircraft for transporting passengers and air cargo.
Airmail (or air mail) is a mail transport service branded and sold on the basis of at least one leg of its journey being by air.
In fluid dynamics, angle of attack (AOA, or \alpha (Greek letter alpha)) is the angle between a reference line on a body (often the chord line of an airfoil) and the vector representing the relative motion between the body and the fluid through which it is moving.
Aviation, or air transport, refers to the activities surrounding mechanical flight and the aircraft industry.
The Avro Lancaster is a British four-engined Second World War heavy bomber.
The Avro 679 Manchester was a British twin-engine medium bomber developed and manufactured by the Avro aircraft company in the United Kingdom.
Barking is a town in East London, England, in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and the county of Essex.
Barking Creek joins the River Roding to the River Thames.
A biplane is a fixed-wing aircraft with two main wings stacked one above the other.
A bomber is a combat aircraft designed to attack ground and naval targets by dropping air-to-ground weaponry (such as bombs), firing torpedoes and bullets or deploying air-launched cruise missiles.
British Aerospace plc (BAe) was a British aircraft, munitions and defence-systems manufacturer.
The British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) was a British aircraft manufacturer formed from the government-pressured merger of English Electric Aviation Ltd., Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft), the Bristol Aeroplane Company and Hunting Aircraft in 1960.
The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.
Cabin pressurization is a process in which conditioned air is pumped into the cabin of an aircraft or spacecraft, in order to create a safe and comfortable environment for passengers and crew flying at high altitudes.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
Charles Frederick Joy (13 September 1911 - April 1989) FRAeS was a British aeronautical engineer and designer.
Cricklewood is an urban and suburban area of northwest London, England, centred 5 miles (8.2 km) northwest of Charing Cross, between Willesden Green and Dollis Hill to the west, Brondesbury and Kilburn to the south, West Hampstead and Childs Hill to the southeast and east, and Brent Cross to the north.
Cricklewood Studios, also known as the Stoll Film Studios, were British film studios located in Cricklewood, London which operated from 1920 to 1938.
Sir Frederick Handley Page, CBE, FRAeS (15 November 1885 – 21 April 1962) was an English industrialist who was a pioneer in the aircraft industry and became known as the father of the heavy bomber.
George Rudolph Volkert CBE FRAeS (4 July 1891 – 16 May 1978) was a British aircraft designer.
Gustav Victor Lachmann (3 February 1896 – 30 May 1966) was a German aeronautical engineer who spent most of his professional life working for the British aircraft company Handley Page.
The Handley Page Basic Trainer (H.P.R.2) was a British training aircraft of the 1940s.
The Handley Page Dart Herald was a 1950s British turboprop passenger aircraft.
The Handley Page H.P.39 is a wooden biplane constructed in 1929.
The Handley Page H.P.20 was an experimental monoplane modification of a de Havilland DH.9A, built to study controllable slots and slotted ailerons as high lift devices.
The Handley Page H.P.22 and H.P.23 were single-seat sport monoplanes produced for the 1923 Lympne light aircraft trials.
The Handley Page H.P.31 was a two-seat single-engined biplane built to a British specification for a carrier-based torpedo bomber and reconnaissance aircraft.
The Handley Page H.P.42 and H.P.45 were British four-engine biplane airliners designed to a 1928 Imperial Airways specification by Handley Page of Radlett in Hertfordshire.
The Handley Page H.P.43 was a three-engined biplane bomber-transport built to an Air Ministry specification.
The Handley Page H.P.46 was a two-seat, single-engined biplane built to an Air Ministry specification for a carrier-based torpedo bomber.
The Handley Page H.P.47 was a British single-engined low-wing monoplane built to an Air Ministry specification for a general-purpose bomber and torpedo bomber aircraft.
The Handley Page H.P.51 was a monoplane conversion of the earlier, unsuccessful biplane bomber-transport aircraft, the Handley Page H.P.43.
The Handley Page H.P.54 Harrow was a British heavy bomber of the 1930s built by Handley Page and used by the Royal Air Force, being used for most of the Second World War as a transport.
The Handley Page Halifax was a Royal Air Force (RAF) four-engined heavy bomber of the Second World War.
The Handley Page HP.32 Hamlet was a British six-passenger monoplane transport designed and built by Handley Page.
The Handley Page HP.52 Hampden was a British twin-engine medium bomber of the Royal Air Force (RAF).
The Handley Page Hanley was a British torpedo bomber aircraft of the 1920s.
The Handley Page HP.34 Hare was a British two-seat high-altitude day bomber designed and built at Cricklewood by Handley Page.
The Handley Page H.P.67 Hastings was a British troop-carrier and freight transport aircraft designed and built by the Handley Page Aircraft Company for the Royal Air Force.
The Handley Page Hendon was a British torpedo bomber of the 1920s.
The Handley Page HP.81 Hermes was a British civilian airliner built by Handley Page in the 1940s and 1950s.
The Handley Page Heyford was a twin-engine British biplane bomber of the 1930s.
The Handley Page Hinaidi was one of two twin-engine bombers built by Handley Page that served with the Royal Air Force between 1925 and 1935.
The Handley Page HP.100 was a tendered submission to build a long-range, high-speed reconnaissance aircraft for the Royal Air Force, able to overfly Soviet territory in the face of anti-aircraft defences, and to supply information for the V bomber force carrying nuclear weapons.
The Handley Page HP.115 was a British delta wing research aircraft built by Handley Page to test the low-speed handling characteristics to be expected from a supersonic airliner of slender delta configuration.
The Handley Page HP.14, also designated Handley Page R/200 was a prototype British naval reconnaissance aircraft of World War I, capable of operating from the decks of the Royal Navy's aircraft carriers or as a floatplane.
The Handley Page Handcross was a single-engined biplane day bomber built to an Air Ministry specification.
The Handley Page HP.88 was a British research aircraft, built in the early 1950s for Handley Page to test the aerodynamics of the Victor crescent wing design, and was intended to be a scaled-down version of that aircraft.
The Handley Page H.P.24 Hyderabad was a British twin-engine biplane heavy bomber built by Handley Page which served with the Royal Air Force between 1925 and 1933.
The Handley Page HP.137 Jetstream is a small twin-turboprop airliner, with a pressurised fuselage.
The H.P. 75 Manx was a British experimental aircraft designed by Handley Page that flew test flights in the early 1940s.
The Handley Page (Reading) H.P.R.1 Marathon was a British civil 20-passenger light transport produced by Handley Page (Reading) Limited of Woodley Aerodrome, Reading, England.
Handley Page Transport Ltd was an airline company founded in 1919 by Frederick Handley Page in the new era of civil flying after the First World War.
The Handley Page Type A, sometimes called "Bluebird" and later designated HP.1, was the first powered aircraft designed and built by Frederick Handley Page.
The Handley Page Type B was an unusual single-engined pusher biplane built by Handley Page at the commission of a Liverpool patent agent.
The Handley Page Type D or H.P.4 was a single-seat, single-engined tractor monoplane, the first Handley Page design to fly for more than a few hops.
The Handley Page Type E was a two-seat, single-engined monoplane intended as a demonstrator.
The Handley Page Type F was a two-seat, single-engined monoplane designed to compete for a War Office prize for a specified military machine in 1912.
The Handley Page Type G was a two-seat British biplane, designed by Handley Page that first flew in 1913.
The Handley Page L/200 was the internal designation for a biplane aircraft by Handley Page, conceived to compete for the Daily Mail £10,000 prize for the first nonstop air crossing of the Atlantic.
The Handley Page Type O was a biplane bomber used by Britain during the First World War.
The Handley Page Type S, or HPS-1 was a prototype British carrier-based fighter developed for the United States Navy in the early 1920s.
The Handley Page W.8, W.9 and W.10 were British two- and three-engine medium-range biplane airliners designed and built by Handley Page.
The Handley Page V/1500 was a British night-flying heavy bomber built by Handley Page towards the end of the First World War.
The Handley Page Victor was a British jet-powered strategic bomber, developed and produced by the Handley Page Aircraft Company, which served during the Cold War.
A hangar is a closed building structure to hold aircraft, or spacecraft.
Hawker Siddeley was a group of British manufacturing companies engaged in aircraft production.
Heavy bombers are bomber aircraft capable of delivering the largest payload of air-to-ground weaponry (usually bombs) and longest range of their era.
Squadron Leader Hedley George "Hazel" Hazelden DFC and bar (7 June 1915 – August 2001) was a British test pilot.
Hertfordshire (often abbreviated Herts) is a county in southern England, bordered by Bedfordshire to the north, Cambridgeshire to the north-east, Essex to the east, Buckinghamshire to the west and Greater London to the south.
Imperial Airways was the early British commercial long-range airline, operating from 1924 to 1939 and serving parts of Europe but principally the British Empire routes to South Africa, India and the Far East, including Malaya and Hong Kong.
Lafarge is a French industrial company specialising in three major products: cement, construction aggregates, and concrete.
Slats are aerodynamic surfaces on the leading edge of the wings of fixed-wing aircraft which, when deployed, allow the wing to operate at a higher angle of attack.
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.
Miles was the name used to market the aircraft of British engineer Frederick George Miles, who, with his wife Blossom and his brother George Herbert Miles, designed numerous light civil and military aircraft and a range of curious prototypes.
The Miles M.52 was a turbojet-powered supersonic research aircraft project designed in the United Kingdom in the mid-1940s.
A monoplane is a fixed-wing aircraft with a single main wing plane, in contrast to a biplane or other multiplane, each of which has multiple planes.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Newfoundland (Terre-Neuve) is a large Canadian island off the east coast of the North American mainland, and the most populous part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Norman Thompson Flight Company was a British aircraft manufacturer specialising in the construction of flying boats.
Nuclear strategy involves the development of doctrines and strategies for the production and use of nuclear weapons.
The Ordnance Survey National Grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references used in Great Britain, distinct from latitude and longitude.
Sir Oswald Stoll (20 January 1866 – 9 January 1942) was an Australian-born British theatre manager and the co-founder of the Stoll Moss Group theatre company.
Parrsboro is a Canadian community located in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia.
Prestwick is a town in South Ayrshire on the west coast of Ayrshire in Scotland about south-west of Glasgow.
Radlett is an affluent settlement in the county of Hertfordshire between St Albans and Borehamwood on Watling Street, with a population of approximately 8,000.
Radlett Aerodrome was an airfield and aircraft manufacturing plant in Hertfordshire owned by Handley Page, where the company was headquartered.
Reginald Spencer Stafford CBE FRAeS (21 April 1903 - September 1980) was an aeronautical engineer, and the designer of the Handley Page Victor.
A regional airliner or a feederliner is a small airliner that is designed to fly up to 100 passengers on short-haul flights, usually feeding larger carriers' airline hubs from small markets.
Rolls-Royce was a British luxury car and later an aero engine manufacturing business established in 1904 by the partnership of Charles Rolls and Henry Royce.
The Rolls-Royce Vulture was a British aero engine developed shortly before World War II that was designed and built by Rolls-Royce Limited.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
Scottish Aviation Limited was a Scottish aircraft manufacturer, based at Prestwick in Ayrshire.
South Fambridge is a village in Essex, England.
A transatlantic flight is the flight of an aircraft across the Atlantic Ocean from Europe, Africa or the Middle East to North America, Central America, or South America, or vice versa.
British aviators John Alcock and Arthur Brown made the first non-stop transatlantic flight in June 1919.
A turboprop engine is a turbine engine that drives an aircraft propeller.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The term "V bomber" was used for the Royal Air Force (RAF) aircraft during the 1950s and 1960s that comprised the United Kingdom's strategic nuclear strike force known officially as the V force or Bomber Command Main Force.
Woodley is a town and civil parish in Berkshire, England.
Woolwich is a district of south-east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
A Zeppelin is a type of rigid airship named after the German Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin who pioneered rigid airship development at the beginning of the 20th century.