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de Havilland

Sir Geoffrey. 1882--1965, British aircraft designer. He produced many military aircraft and the first jet airliners
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A Cessna 206 aircraft was used in Prince William Sound in 2005 instead of the turbine-powered de Haviland Beaver, which in part accounted for the abnormally low count that year.
Like the Service figures et accessoires japonais, the Service fleurs et oiseaux jetes was illustrated in the 1879 Tarif des porcelaines et des faience de Haviland & Co., (21) but there is clear evidence that the set was introduced before 1879.
NOTABLY ABSENT: Olive de Haviland, "Gone With the Wind's" only surviving star, who refused to travel to Cannes when she did not receive assurances that all her expenses would be covered.
Jane Wyman was nominated for an Oscar for her performance, being pipped by Olivia De Haviland in Beyond Reproach.
What started out in 1929 as a seat-of-the-pants experiment with a couple of wobbly De Haviland biplanes is now one of Latin America's fastest growing airlines with the world's youngest long-haul fleet.
Noticing a fire outbreak at Castle Bromwich yesterday afternoon, the pilot of a twin-engined de Haviland Rapide aircraft radioed Elmdon Airport to contact Birmingham Fire Brigade.
Vicky Burgess, a member of the winning England team at this summer's World Youth Championships, is just one of the visiting players hoping to make an impression on national team selectors at the de Haviland campus in Hatfield.
Robert Stuart's association with the aerospace industry goes back to its early days when it worked directly for manufacturers such as De Haviland, Hawker Siddley, Hanley Page, Rolls Royce, Westland and British Aircraft Corporation.
Carl Drewery, aged 43, of De Haviland Close, Nuneaton, using a vehicle without a test certificate, fined pounds 50.
Snow and three BBC colleagues were in a single-engine De Haviland Beaver aircraft when it plunged from the sky and crashed into trees on an island off the west coast of America.
Basil Rathbone and Claude Rains are spot on as the villains, Guy of Gisbourne and Prince John and Olivia De Haviland was born to be Marian.