“I feel that life is measured in achievement, not in years alone.”
“I feel that life is measured in achievement, not in years alone.”

Imperial Airways Handley Page H.P.42 refueling at Semakh, British Mandate Palestine in 1931.

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That’s a Handley Page H.P.42, named Hanno. Handley Page built four H.P.42s and four H.P. 45s, which had more room for passengers but a shorter range. All the aircraft were given names that started with “H”:

H.P.42: Hannibal, Horsa, Hanno, Hadrian

H.P.45: Heracles, Horatius, Hengist, Helena

By 1940, all eight had either crashed or been destroyed in accidents.

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