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Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.1 Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.1

1911


Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.1

1911

Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.1

Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2 Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2

1912

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Follow-up to the B.E.2 powered by a 60kW Gnome rotary engine. Small numbers served as ...

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Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.8

1913

Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.8

Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.3 Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.3

1913

Located at Farnborough and engaged primarily in aeronautical research, the Royal Aircraft Factory (so named in April ...

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The S.E.2 was a rebuild of the unarmed B.S.1, which was designed at Farnborough by Geoffrey ...

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Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.2

1913

Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.2

Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.6 Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.6

1914

Of similar construction to the F.E.3, the F.E.6 was built in 1914 and was powered by ...

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Second of the Farnborough designs to bear a "Bleriot Experimental" designation as a general-purpose tractor biplane, the ...

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Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c

1914

Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c

Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.4a Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.4a

1914

Designed at Farnborough by H P Folland at the end of 1914, the S.E.4a was one ...

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Sharing little more than its configuration with the F.E.2 flown at Farnborough in 1913, the F.E.2a ...

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Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2a & F.E.2b

1915

Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2a & F.E.2b

Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12 Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12

1915

Evolved at Farnborough during 1915 as a marriage of the B.E.2c airframe with the then-new ...

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Designed under the direction of John Kenworthy, the F.E.8 was the first single-seat fighter evolved as ...

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Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.8

1915

Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.8

Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.5 Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.5

1915

The R.E. designation indicated 'Reconnaissance Experimental' and the R.E.5, only 24 of which were built for ...

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Known as the 'Harry Tate', the R.E.8 looked a little like a scaled-up B.E.2. During ...

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Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.8

1916

Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.8

Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5 Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5

1916

Second only to the Sopwith Camel in reputation as the RFC's outstanding fighter of World War ...

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Used mainly by the RFC during 1916, the R.E.7 was a two-seat (later occasionally three-seat) ...

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Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.7

1916

Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.7

Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2e Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2e

1916

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On 7 April 1916, a version of the F.E.2b was flown at the RAF Farnborough, fitted ...

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Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2d

1916

Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2d

Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12a Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12a

1916

With the B.E.12 established in production in 1916, based on the B.E.2c airframe with its equi-span ...

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Among the 12 F.E.2a's sent to France in 1915, where they were flown by No 6 ...

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Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2c

1917

Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2c

Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12b Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12b

1917

In an attempt to improve the performance of the B.E.12, primarily for the benefit of ...

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The third prototype of the S.E.5 flew at Farnborough on 12 January 1917 powered by a ...

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Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a

1917

Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a

Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.9 Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.9

1917

Conceived as a replacement for the F.E.2b in the fighter-reconnaissance role, the F.E.9 was of ...

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As a derivative of the F.E.9, the RAF planned to develop a dedicated night fighter as ...

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Royal Aircraft Factory N.E.1

1917

Royal Aircraft Factory N.E.1

Royal Aircraft Factory A.E.3 Ram Royal Aircraft Factory A.E.3 Ram

1918

The last aircraft type to emerge from the Royal Aircraft Factory at Farnborough, before its change ...

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The final aircraft built at Farnborough against contracts for 74 S.E.5s placed in 1917 was used ...

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Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5b

1918

Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5b



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