LAKES

Capt. E.W. Wakefield formed Lakes Flying Co. 1911 and, after operating Roe-built Waterbird from Windermere, designed and built Water Hen as passenger carrier, flown intensively until 1916. Gnosspelius-designed monoplane (13 February 1912) also flown until 1916, 2 years after takeover by Northern Aircraft Co.

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