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May 23 2016

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Public début for TVAL’s Hanriot HD.1 in New-Zealand

The Vintage Aviator Ltd‘s Hanriot HD.1, formerly exposed at the RAF Museum in Hendon, recently made its first public appearance at Hood airfield in New-Zealand. The aircraft was built in 1917 and is powered by an original Le Rhône engine. Only four Hanriot HD.1 are preserved.

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1 comment

  1. Cicely Hand

    It was so thrilling to see Marvin K. Hand’s (my father) Hanriot in flight. 5 years ago my sone and I went to visit the plane at Hendon and were sad to hear it had been traded. However it is my hope to visit your WWI museum in Blenheim and to see the Hanriot in flight. I remember my father flying the plane in Northern California for the cover article in Airplane Magazine in the early 70s. He spent several years rebuilding the Hanriot in the basement of my Grandmother’s house in San Francisco. My sister and I would help sand small wooden parts for the wing span.

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