Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,657 pages of information and 235,472 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Royal Aircraft Factory: Aerial Target

From Graces Guide

Note: This is a sub-section of Royal Aircraft Factory.

Radio-controlled pilotless plane for attacks on Zeppelins and as a flying bomb.

Six examples were built. First flights were on 6th July 1917 at Northolt but all sorts of problems were experienced.

The project was briefly resurrected in 1920.

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Sources of Information

  • The Royal Aircraft Factory by Paul R. Hare. ISBN 0-85177-843-7