Aeroplanes A. V. Roe & Company Limited Original Patent Lithograph 1932
Aeroplanes A. V. Roe & Company Limited Original Patent Lithograph 1932
Aeroplanes A. V. Roe & Company Limited Original Patent Lithograph 1932

Aeroplanes A. V. Roe & Company Limited Original Patent Lithograph 1932

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On this original linen-backed lithograph from 1932 (includes original specification sheet), A. V. Roe & Company Limited patented improvements relating to aeroplanes. Sir Edwin Alliott Verdon Roe, (born April 26, 1877, Patricroft, Lancashire, Eng.—died Jan. 4, 1958, London), was the first Englishman to construct and fly his own airplane.

Roe founded A.V. Roe and Company, Ltd., with his brother Humphrey in 1910. Of his early planes, the Avro 504 was the most successful: more than 17,000 were manufactured. It was used on bombing missions in the early part of World War I and served as a trainer for British pilots. Ten years after the war, Roe severed all ties with his company and acquired an interest in another firm, which became Saunders-Roe, Ltd.; the company designed and manufactured flying boats. He was knighted in 1929.

Avro aircraft played an important part in World War II, and Avro developed some of the major air weapons of Britain’s modern air force, including the Vulcan bomber and the Blue Steel missile. In 1962 A.V. Roe Company became an integral unit of Hawker Siddeley Aviation, Ltd.

 

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