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Old 15th Jan 2015, 11:04
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They did - It was called a Hermes, but only 29 were built. BOAC used them for a short time before they were passed down to the independents.

The RAF was lumbered with the tail wheel Hastings because the Army wanted an aircraft capable of carrying underslung loads.
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