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1937 Hugo Cunliffe-Owen founded B. A. O. Ltd, aircraft manufacturers and dealers, located at Eastleigh, Southampton, having bought the British manufacturing rights of the American twin-engined Burnelli aircraft
1938 Changed the name to Cunliffe-Owen Aircraft.
WWII undertook government contracts
Post WWII developed a ten or fourteen-seater (depending on source of information) passenger aircraft called the Concordia.
1947 Designed a medium range 10-seater low-wing plane called the Concordia powered by two Alvis Leonides LE 4M engines. Two were completed but no commercial orders were achieved. Production was suspended in November after it became clear that there was no possibility of sales of sufficient aircraft.
1948 The company went out of business after Cunliffe-Owen's death.