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Country of Origin: Britain


The de Havilland (later Hawker Siddeley) Heron was a light utility and communications aircraft originally built as a commercial feederliner. The Royal Navy used several Herons and Sea Herons for liaison and Sri Lankan Herons have been pressed into service as maritime patrol aircraft.

The Heron was an enlarged Dove/Devon (see separate database entry). It had low-mounted, high aspect-ratio, double-taper wings, each with two low-powered piston engines mounted in leading edge...

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