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Blackburn Aircraft Ltd

Blackburn Beverley photographed in 1964. The type served the RAF as a heavy lift transport between 1955 and 1967. A total of 47 were built.

A British aircraft manufacturer.

Founded 1914, as Blackburn Aeroplane & Motor Company. Built new factory at Brough, Yorkshire in 1916. Became Blackburn Aircraft Ltd. in 1939. Amalgamated with General Aircraft Ltd in 1949. Absorbed by Hawker Siddeley Company in 1960.

See Also: Aircraft

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