Bleriots constructed at Farnborough ?

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    A footnote in ‘Letters from an Early Bird‘ states that Denys Corbett Wilson flew an 80 hp Bleriot to St Omer on 19.10.1914, and this aircraft had been constructed at Farnborough.

    It was condemned soon afterwards (by 29.10.1914) due to warping caused, according to Corbett Wilson, by the use of unseasoned wood.

    First I have heard of Bleriots being constructed at Farnborough, though I do know that Brooklands didn‘t manufacture the 80 h.p. Bleriot XI-2, and just assembled them from parts imported from France.

    Can‘t see Farnborough assembling kits of parts from France, so should the footnoteread ‘Brooklands‘ ?

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