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Fairey Hendon
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Fairey Hendon in flight.
Role Night-Bomber
National origin UK.
Manufacturer Fairey
First flight 1930
Introduction 1936
Status Retired in 1939
Primary user Royal Air Force.
Produced Out of production.
Number built 15 examples

The Fairey Hendon is the first British bomber built in metal. It was designed for night flight. It was used only by the RAF.


  • Hendon Mk-I, prototype, only one built.
  • Hendon Mk-II, serie variant, 14 built.

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