OUR PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS — HEATH (HEATHKIT)
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Edward Bayard Heath (1888-1931) started his career in the aviation business. He built his first airplane in 1909 based on a Bleriot monoplane design. In 1912 he acquired the Bates Aeroplane Co in Chicago, Illinois, and refloated it in 1913 as the E.B. Heath Aerial Vehicle Co, that was manufacturing and trading aviation parts. During WWI the business and grew and Edward Heath changed the name of his company to Heath Airplane Company and developed i the 'Feather' - his 3rd airplane design, called the "Feather" in 1918. Production was shelved as there was no available market due to the market being dominated...
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