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Aladdin

Aladdin Industries Ltd.


History

Mr. C. Jeffries, of Shirley, Warwickshire, designed a radio controlled target in response to a 1940 requirement by the Air Ministry Directorate of Training. Construction of the prototype was entrusted to Jeffries employer  Aladdin Industries, of Greenford, Middlesex, manufacturers of paraffin lamps, radiators and similar products. Flight testing began on 20th June 1941 at Fairey Aviations Great West Aerodrome, but was not a success and the project was abandoned.

Company References
  1. Sitting Ducks and Peeping Toms, Michael I. Draper (Air Britain Publications, 2011)
  2. http://www.aladdinlamps.info/history.htm




Project Data top

Project No
Type No
Name
Alternative Name(s)
Year
Spec (Requirement)
Status
Qty
Description
References
     Aladdin-Jeffries Target    1941    Proto  1  1E radio controlled targett  1

Project References
  1. Sitting Ducks and Peeping Toms, Michael I. Draper (Air Britain Publications, 2011)



Production Data

One aircraft only, no c/n or serial.

   Total Aladdin Production     1   

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