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Handley-Page V-0/1500

The Handley Page V-0/1500 was essentially a larger development of first practical heavy bomber to go into service with either the Royal Flying Corps, the V-0/100 design by the same manufacturer. Originally the V-0/100 had a wing span of100 feet while the V-0/1500 featured an even larger wing span of 126 feet.

The design's construction was again conventional, if massive, for the day. The maximum bomb load was 7,500 lb ( 3,402 kg). A distinctive feature was the large main undercarriage consisting of two steel tube structures supporting two pairs of large wheels each with its own sh...

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