MILES

Miles Aircraft Ltd formed October 1943 to continue business of Phillips & Powis Aircraft. Produced M.28 high-speed 4-seater, M.33 Monitor tug (2 x 1,700-hp Cyclone), M.38 Messenger STOL 2/3-seater (92), M.57 Aerovan light freighter (50) and M.65 Gemini light twin (170), as well as prototypes of M.60 Marathon airliner, M.68 Boxcar, M.71 Merchantman and M.75 Aries. M.52, which could have been a valuable supersonic aircraft, was cancelled January 1946. Like so many British companies, a wealth of talent and good products led to receivership November 1947. Handley Page took over assets.

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