Hispano Aviación HA-43: Little by Little.

The HS-42 was the first aircraft entirely designed and built in my beloved county, Andalucía. Originally conceived with a retractable landing gear, in the end they were produced with a fixed one to simplify. The HS-43 variant retook the original retractable landing configuration. Only a pair of prototypes were flown. More were produced, but the arrival of the American aid ended their future. They were converted to HS-42 standard. From these humble origins to the Airbus A400M Atlas,……….. ¡¡ ahí es ná !!

Classic elegance (a photoshopped HS-42, maybe) over the Seville Cathedral, Giralda tower included.


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