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de Ha·vil·land

 (də hăv′ə-lənd), Olivia Born 1916.
British-born American actress noted for her portrayal of refined, aristocratic women in films such as Gone with the Wind (1939) and The Heiress (1949)

de Havilland

(də ˈhævɪlənd)
n
(Biography) Sir Geoffrey. 1882–1965, British aircraft designer. He produced many military aircraft and the first jet airliners
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Simons, an aviation historian and author, documents the aircraft of De Havilland Aircraft Company, founded by Geoffrey de Havilland in 1920 in England.
But the de Havilland Aircraft Museum is on a farm in Hertfordshire, next to a barn full of straw bales and an historic moated manor house called Salisbury Hall.
In 1952 the de Havilland Aircraft Company, based on the site, started production of the Comet 2s.
It in addition has manufacturing rights for all out-of-production de Havilland aircraft, including the DASH-7 regional airliner, a predecessor to Bombardier's Q400 turboprop.
Her passion for flying started in 1965 when she was the personal assistant to noted chief test pilot for De Havilland Aircraft Company John Cunningham.
This was followed in 1990 by the acquisition of the bankrupt Learjet Company of Wichita, Kansas, builder of the Learjet business aircraft, and finally the money-losing Boeing subsidiary, de Havilland Aircraft of Canada based in Toronto, Ontario in 1992.
When Sidney, British Colombia-based Viking accepted the de Havilland Type Certificates from Bombardier, it had been almost 20 years since the last de Havilland aircraft rolled off the line.
During World War I, Gillows' Lancaster factory was turned over to war production, making ammunition chests for the Navy and propellers for De Havilland aircraft.
In June, Bombardier reached an agreement with nearly 3,000 workers at its de Havilland aircraft plant in Toronto, where the company assembles the Q400 turboprop aircraft, avoiding a strike.
Among these were Aquarium examples, made - apparently - from windscreens from de Havilland aircraft.
RAC and its predecessor companies began operating de Havilland aircraft more than 35 years ago.