Blackburn Aeroplane and Motor Co.

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Robert Blackburn established factory in Leeds, June 1914; wartime production including Royal Aircraft Factory BE2cs and Sopwiths. Built seaplanes by 1920 at new site at Brough on Humber, west of Hull, UK.


Names Blackburn Aeroplane and Motor Co.
Country Great Britain
City Olympia, Leeds, and Sherburn-in-Elmet
Started aero 1914
Ended aero Acquired General Aircraft, 1949, forming Blackburn & General Aircraft
Key people Robert Blackburn
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