Handley Page H.P.42

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The Handley Page H.P.42 is an early aircraft in av8.


Introduction 1930
Withdrawal 1950
Aircraft Type Small
Cruising Speed 104mph
Capacity 36 pax & 10 mail, or 30 crates of goods



The H.P.42 was a long-range airliner, built by Handley Page for Imperial Airways. It was much bigger than most of its contemporaries, but rather slow.

The H.P.42 had an extremely good safety record; no lives were lost in a decade of civilian operations.

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