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City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Sir Frederick Handley Page

1885-1962

 
 
Sir Frederick Handley Page Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 14, 2017
1. Sir Frederick Handley Page Marker
Inscription.
Aircraft designer
and manufacturer
lived here
in Flat 3

 
Erected 1999 by English Heritage.
 
Location. 51° 30.723′ N, 0° 9.132′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Grosvenor Square just east of North Audley Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18 Grosvenor Square, City of Westminster, England W1K 6LE, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Adams (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); George Seferis (about 150 meters away); Colen Campbell (about 210 meters away); The Bee Gees (about 240 meters away); The Audley (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Leo Bonn (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Ernest Bevin (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Farm Street Church (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Also see . . .  Frederick Handley Page (Wikipedia). Sir Frederick Handley Page, CBE, FRAeS (15 November 1885 – 21 April 1962) was an English industrialist who was a pioneer in the aircraft industry and became known as the father of the heavy bomber....His
Sir Frederick Handley Page Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 14, 2017
2. Sir Frederick Handley Page Marker - Wide View
company Handley Page Limited was best known for its large aircraft such as the Handley Page 0/400 and Halifax bombers and the H.P.42 airliner. The latter was the flagship of the Imperial Airways fleet between the wars and remarkable at the time for having been involved in no passenger deaths....He is also known for his invention, with Gustav Lachmann, of the leading edge slot to improve the stall characteristics of aircraft wings. Frederick Handley Page was the uncle of World War II flying ace Geoffrey Page.
(Submitted on October 27, 2017.) 
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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