British Aerial Transport Co.

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Key people: Frederick "Frits" Koolhoven, designer. Managed by Samuel Waring of Waring and Gillow, furniture manufacturers, who also managed Alliance and Nieuport and General Aircraft Co.

In 1917, took on former Armstrong Whitworth designer Frederick "Frits" Koolhoven as chief designer, after which produced ten FK designs including biplane and sesquiplane fighters, trainers, a transport, and one underpowered ultralight monoplane. Unclear if in business before joined by Koolhaven.


Names British Aerial Transport Co. Ltd. (BAT)
Country Great Britain
City London
Started aero 1917 or pre-1917?
Ended aero 1919
Key people Frederick "Frits" Koolhoven, Samuel Waring
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