Aeroplane Monthly 1984-06
A.Lumsden, T.Heffernan - Probe Probare (4)
Fairey's chief test pilot, Chris Staniland, sitting in the open cockpit of the Hendon prototype in May 1934. All subsequent Hendons had enclosed cockpits.
A DISTANT RELATION: Flt. Lt. Staniland piloting a Fairey Hendon heavy bomber over the maker's aerodrome, as seen from the tail cockpit. The first production machines, now coming along from the Stockport works, have a nose turret and enclosed cockpit
View forward from the Fairey Hendon's dorsal gun position during a dive on Fairey's new aerodrome at Harmondsworth in May 1934.
Further view of the prototype Hendon.