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Sep. 09, 1955 - New Wilderness Workhorse To Be Seen This Month: In out-of-the-way places all over the world, planes are needed to haul passengers and freight over terrain too rough for other transportation. Specially designed for this purpose is a new British a airliner and freighter, the Handley Page Herald, to fly in public for the fiest time at the Society of British Aircraft Constructors' show at Farnborough, England, September 5-11. Orders of over 1 million have already been received. Photo shows. The prototype Herald about to take off on its maiden flight at Radlett Aerodrome, Hertfordshire, England. A four-engine plane, it will carry up to 44 passengers or about five tone of freight. (Credit Image: © Keystone Pictures USA/