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Air Charter

Air Charter TRADE ANNOUNCEMENTS Under this heading are published Monthly news at recent profes­ sional appointments, industrial developments and business changes etc. The Position on the Independent Companies Aero Research Ltd. Messrs Ciba Ltd., the well-known Swiss Company, have acquired a controlling interest in Aero Research The announcement made recently by the B.E.A.C. panies from taking passengers even when the Corpora­ Ltd., of Duxford, Cambridge. tion could not carry them and so business has been that they had received applications from Charter It is understood that plans for the large scale ex­ lost by all concerned. (See AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING, Companies to operate as associates of the Corpora­ pansion of Aero Research Ltd. have already been ap­ Vol. XVIII, May 1946, p. 145.) tion and that these were under consideration by the proved, and that both research facilities and produc­ Minister of Civil Aviation, and the further announce­ Such an unsatisfactory state of affairs could not be tion resources will continue to be developed under the ment that official sanction had been given to the allowed to continue so, in January of this year, the managerial control of the Company's full-time direc­ operation of scheduled services on the Cardiff- British Air Charter Association put to the Minister of tors and shareholders, Dr N. A. de Bruyne and Mr Weston-super-Mare route by two independent Air Civil Aviation a case for greater freedom for the R. F. G. Lea. Transport companies—associates of the Corporation independent operators. The suggestion the Associa­ —have once more focused attention on the inde­ tion then made was that the Charter Companies Aluminium Wire & Cable Co. Ltd. pendent companies. should be made associates of the B.E.A.C. under the The Aluminium Wire & Cable Co. Ltd., 10 Buck­ Briefly, these companies arc private commercial appropriate Sections of the Act; this is what is now ingham Place, London, S.W.1, announce that they air transport companies operating what is commonly being done. In fact, it is all that can be done under have now transferred to their works at Swansea the known as Charter Services, which pick up loads of the Act as it stands at present. That the Act will have manufacturing facilities for aluminium and alloy to be amended to remove the burdens under which passengers or cargo at any place and carry them to wire and hot rolled rod previously operated by the Independent Air Transport Companies arc working is any other place at any time; these charter services arc British Aluminium Company Ltd., and Reynolds clear, but the recent decision of the Minister to accept not run to any fixed schedule or time-table. Light Alloys Ltd. the scheme of allowing Independent Companies to The Civil Aviation Act, 1946, places serious restric­ Sales of wire and rod made at Swansea will con­ become associates of the Corporation has improved tions on the Independent Companies, and for nearly tinue for the present to be handled by the British the position and will give them some of the freedom two years has hampered the free development of civil Aluminium Company Ltd., but will be taken over by which is desirable. air transport; it has prevented the independent com­ the Aluminium Wire & Cable Co. Ltd., in a few months' time. The exact date will be announced later but in the meantime deliveries to customers against existing orders will not be affected. The Baltic Air Freight Section New Boulton Paul Directors Boulton Paul Aircraft Limited announce that Mr The problems facing air transport today are analo­ coffee houses of the City of London 200 years ago, S. C. Redshaw, M.Sc., Ph.D., M.I.C.E., F.R.Ae.S. gous to those which faced shipping in the past. They that the voyages arranged on the Exchange arc in no (Chief Engineer), and Mr G. C. Haynes, A.C.A. will best be solved by using shipping practice as a sense limited to cargoes to and from the United King­ (Secretary), have been appointed directors of the pattern. dom, but cover the requirements of shippers from one Company. foreign port to another anywhere in the world. Today Shipping divides itself into two categories, viz.: The British Aluminium Co. Ltd. it is the fact that practically every cargo in the world liner and tramp. Virtually these arc two separate in­ The British Aluminium Co.'s Manchester Branch dustries having different commercial machinery for available to a tramp ship is quoted on the Baltic Ex­ Office (North Western Area) has been removed from their operation, but on the other hand, in relation to change, and every tramp ship of the world available Chancery Chambers, 55 Brown Street, Manchester, 2, overseas trade development, they have worked in for cargo is similarly represented by its broker. to 46 Fountain Street, Manchester, 2. The telephone collaboration for two centuries. There is some truth in The development of air freight is proceeding on number remains the same: Deansgate 3639. Tele­ the statement that ships follow the trade, but there is similar lines. Aircraft arc divided into scheduled air grams: Britalumin, Manchester. much more truth in the assertion that the trade follows liners and chartered aeroplanes, or air liners and air Mr H. H. Cundell has been appointed Sales the ship, or, in other words, that communications tramps. The air liners have their own commercial Manager, responsible for Sales Department. develop trade. machinery similar in form to that used by the shipping Mr A. W. Langham, who temporarily undertook The commercial machinery of the liners is that oj lines. The air tramps require machinery identical with responsibility for Sales and Sales Planning Depart­ their booking offices for passengers and freight at that which tramp ships enjoy in the medium of the ments, following the appointment of Mr E. A. their terminal and intermediate ports and important Baltic Exchange. Langham to India last year, will continue to be re­ industrial centres all over the world. In addition to The Air Freight Section of the Baltic Mercantile sponsible for Sales Planning Department, with the their own offices, they use the travel agencies and for­ and Shipping Exchange has therefore been formed title of Sales Planning Manager as before. warding agencies. The commercial machinery for the under the Air Freight Advisory Committee to fulfil Mr E. E. Spillett has been appointed Development tramps is something entirely different and in the main this need. The Committee is in collaboration with the Manager in place of Mr Cundell. its venue is the Baltic Shipping Exchange, St Mary British Air Charter Association drawing up an Air Mr P. S. W. Swabey has been appointed Assistant Axe, London. The raison d'être of the Baltic Ex­ Freight Charter Party, which it is hoped will become Development Manager in place of Mr Spillett. change is that the tramp ships of the world and their the agreed form for the trades concerned. All the above appointments took effect from charterers, irrespective of nationality, find it ad­ A list of member firms is available on application May 1st, 1948. vantageous to have one exchange or market where to the Secretary of the Air Freight Advisory Com­ inquiry from both sides is centralized. This is achieved mittee, Baltic Exchange, St. Mary Axe, London, English Electric Company by every tramp shipowner in the world having his E.C.3, and all interested arc recommended to put The Aircraft Division of the English Electric Com­ representative on the Baltic Exchange, and every themselves in touch. In this way, not only can it be pany has moved to Warton. The new address is: potential charterer of a tramp ship having his repre­ arranged that the particular requirements • of the The English Electric Company Limited, . Aircraft sentative there also. In this way the suitable ship and operator or shipper be made known on the market, Division, Warton Aerodrome, near Preston, Lanes, the suitable cargo arc brought together expeditiously but conversely the representative appointed will take Telephone: Freckleton 371 (4 lines). and easily, the contacts between the respective brokers upon himself the task of keeping his principal in­ being immediate and continuous. Such has been the formed of day-to-day trends in the market, and the Hawker Siddeley Aircraft success of the arrangement since its inception in the developments in air transport in general. Change of address: On May 20th, 1948, the Sales Co-ordination Department and the Editorial Offices of Hawker Siddeley Review were transferred to 18 St James's Sq., London, S.W.1. Tel.: WHItehall 2064. INSTRUCTIONAL COURSES IN SERVO-MECHANISM The Institution of Production Engineers It has long been felt that the basic fundamentals of of Supply's Directorate of Weapon Research. Prime On June 7th, 1948, the Institution of Production servo-mechanism (automatic control) have been neg­ object of this Committee is to act as a co-ordinating Engineers reoccupied its own premises and the lected in the training of the rank and file of our link between the research side of this science and its address is now 36 Portman Square, London, W1. engineers. practical applications. Telephones: WELbeck 6813/4/5/6/7. The Institution Aware of this weakness in normal engineering sylla­ To date one of the greatest obstacles to the further­ is holding its First National Convention at Bourne­ buses, the Interdepartmental Technical Committee ance of automatic control has been the lack of people mouth from September 23rd to 25th, 1948. on Servo-mechanism secured the co-operation of the sufficiently conversant with the subject to be able to Ministry of Education, the Scottish Home Office and teach it, cither in elementary or post-graduate courses. various educational institutions throughout the coun­ Therefore the first step towards further dissemination try. As a result courses designed to meet this apparent of servo-mechanism technology is to attract suffi­ need, particularly in regard to training instructors, cient technical teachers to these courses, who will be will be held during the next few months in London, TREATMENT OF CONTINUOUS BEAMS able to pass on their newly acquired knowledge of Birmingham, Newcastle and Edinburgh, where the such devices as voltage regulators, speed governors first course began on June 18th. and temperature regulators to their students. It is regretted that a misprint occurred in the These courses will include lectures on basic prin­ first two terms of the equation in line 16, column ciples, general applications and applications of So far courses scheduled for this year are: Hcriot 2, page 109, of the article 'The Treatment of particular local significance. It is hoped at a later date Watt College. Edinburgh, June 15th-18th; Central Technical College, Birmingham July 5th-9th; North­ Continuous Beams by the Moment Distribution to organize similar courses in other important ampton Polytechnica, London, July 12th-16th; Central centres. Method', by D . A . C . Nicholls, in the April 1948, Technical College, Birmingham, August 30th-Scpt- The Technical Committee consists of experts drawn issue. This should read ber 4th; King's College, Newcastle, September lst- from the various universities, Government research 3rd. Further particulars can be obtained from these establishments and large industrial organizations, the δa due to load establishments. administrative work being carried out by the Ministry 206 Aircraft Engineering http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology Emerald Publishing

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TRADE ANNOUNCEMENTS Under this heading are published Monthly news at recent profes­ sional appointments, industrial developments and business changes etc. The Position on the Independent Companies Aero Research Ltd. Messrs Ciba Ltd., the well-known Swiss Company, have acquired a controlling interest in Aero Research The announcement made recently by the B.E.A.C. panies from taking passengers even when the Corpora­ Ltd., of Duxford, Cambridge. tion could not carry them and so business has been that they had received applications from Charter It is understood that plans for the large scale ex­ lost by all concerned. (See AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING, Companies to operate as associates of the Corpora­ pansion of Aero Research Ltd. have already been ap­ Vol. XVIII, May 1946, p. 145.) tion and that these were under consideration by the proved, and that both research facilities and produc­ Minister of Civil Aviation, and the further announce­ Such an unsatisfactory state of affairs could not be tion resources will continue to be developed under the ment that official sanction had been given to the allowed to continue so, in January of this year, the managerial control of the Company's full-time direc­ operation of scheduled services on the Cardiff- British Air Charter Association put to the Minister of tors and shareholders, Dr N. A. de Bruyne and Mr Weston-super-Mare route by two independent Air Civil Aviation a case for greater freedom for the R. F. G. Lea. Transport companies—associates of the Corporation independent operators. The suggestion the Associa­ —have once more focused attention on the inde­ tion then made was that the Charter Companies Aluminium Wire & Cable Co. Ltd. pendent companies. should be made associates of the B.E.A.C. under the The Aluminium Wire & Cable Co. Ltd., 10 Buck­ Briefly, these companies arc private commercial appropriate Sections of the Act; this is what is now ingham Place, London, S.W.1, announce that they air transport companies operating what is commonly being done. In fact, it is all that can be done under have now transferred to their works at Swansea the known as Charter Services, which pick up loads of the Act as it stands at present. That the Act will have manufacturing facilities for aluminium and alloy to be amended to remove the burdens under which passengers or cargo at any place and carry them to wire and hot rolled rod previously operated by the Independent Air Transport Companies arc working is any other place at any time; these charter services arc British Aluminium Company Ltd., and Reynolds clear, but the recent decision of the Minister to accept not run to any fixed schedule or time-table. Light Alloys Ltd. the scheme of allowing Independent Companies to The Civil Aviation Act, 1946, places serious restric­ Sales of wire and rod made at Swansea will con­ become associates of the Corporation has improved tions on the Independent Companies, and for nearly tinue for the present to be handled by the British the position and will give them some of the freedom two years has hampered the free development of civil Aluminium Company Ltd., but will be taken over by which is desirable. air transport; it has prevented the independent com­ the Aluminium Wire & Cable Co. Ltd., in a few months' time. The exact date will be announced later but in the meantime deliveries to customers against existing orders will not be affected. The Baltic Air Freight Section New Boulton Paul Directors Boulton Paul Aircraft Limited announce that Mr The problems facing air transport today are analo­ coffee houses of the City of London 200 years ago, S. C. Redshaw, M.Sc., Ph.D., M.I.C.E., F.R.Ae.S. gous to those which faced shipping in the past. They that the voyages arranged on the Exchange arc in no (Chief Engineer), and Mr G. C. Haynes, A.C.A. will best be solved by using shipping practice as a sense limited to cargoes to and from the United King­ (Secretary), have been appointed directors of the pattern. dom, but cover the requirements of shippers from one Company. foreign port to another anywhere in the world. Today Shipping divides itself into two categories, viz.: The British Aluminium Co. Ltd. it is the fact that practically every cargo in the world liner and tramp. Virtually these arc two separate in­ The British Aluminium Co.'s Manchester Branch dustries having different commercial machinery for available to a tramp ship is quoted on the Baltic Ex­ Office (North Western Area) has been removed from their operation, but on the other hand, in relation to change, and every tramp ship of the world available Chancery Chambers, 55 Brown Street, Manchester, 2, overseas trade development, they have worked in for cargo is similarly represented by its broker. to 46 Fountain Street, Manchester, 2. The telephone collaboration for two centuries. There is some truth in The development of air freight is proceeding on number remains the same: Deansgate 3639. Tele­ the statement that ships follow the trade, but there is similar lines. Aircraft arc divided into scheduled air grams: Britalumin, Manchester. much more truth in the assertion that the trade follows liners and chartered aeroplanes, or air liners and air Mr H. H. Cundell has been appointed Sales the ship, or, in other words, that communications tramps. The air liners have their own commercial Manager, responsible for Sales Department. develop trade. machinery similar in form to that used by the shipping Mr A. W. Langham, who temporarily undertook The commercial machinery of the liners is that oj lines. The air tramps require machinery identical with responsibility for Sales and Sales Planning Depart­ their booking offices for passengers and freight at that which tramp ships enjoy in the medium of the ments, following the appointment of Mr E. A. their terminal and intermediate ports and important Baltic Exchange. Langham to India last year, will continue to be re­ industrial centres all over the world. In addition to The Air Freight Section of the Baltic Mercantile sponsible for Sales Planning Department, with the their own offices, they use the travel agencies and for­ and Shipping Exchange has therefore been formed title of Sales Planning Manager as before. warding agencies. The commercial machinery for the under the Air Freight Advisory Committee to fulfil Mr E. E. Spillett has been appointed Development tramps is something entirely different and in the main this need. The Committee is in collaboration with the Manager in place of Mr Cundell. its venue is the Baltic Shipping Exchange, St Mary British Air Charter Association drawing up an Air Mr P. S. W. Swabey has been appointed Assistant Axe, London. The raison d'être of the Baltic Ex­ Freight Charter Party, which it is hoped will become Development Manager in place of Mr Spillett. change is that the tramp ships of the world and their the agreed form for the trades concerned. All the above appointments took effect from charterers, irrespective of nationality, find it ad­ A list of member firms is available on application May 1st, 1948. vantageous to have one exchange or market where to the Secretary of the Air Freight Advisory Com­ inquiry from both sides is centralized. This is achieved mittee, Baltic Exchange, St. Mary Axe, London, English Electric Company by every tramp shipowner in the world having his E.C.3, and all interested arc recommended to put The Aircraft Division of the English Electric Com­ representative on the Baltic Exchange, and every themselves in touch. In this way, not only can it be pany has moved to Warton. The new address is: potential charterer of a tramp ship having his repre­ arranged that the particular requirements • of the The English Electric Company Limited, . Aircraft sentative there also. In this way the suitable ship and operator or shipper be made known on the market, Division, Warton Aerodrome, near Preston, Lanes, the suitable cargo arc brought together expeditiously but conversely the representative appointed will take Telephone: Freckleton 371 (4 lines). and easily, the contacts between the respective brokers upon himself the task of keeping his principal in­ being immediate and continuous. Such has been the formed of day-to-day trends in the market, and the Hawker Siddeley Aircraft success of the arrangement since its inception in the developments in air transport in general. Change of address: On May 20th, 1948, the Sales Co-ordination Department and the Editorial Offices of Hawker Siddeley Review were transferred to 18 St James's Sq., London, S.W.1. Tel.: WHItehall 2064. INSTRUCTIONAL COURSES IN SERVO-MECHANISM The Institution of Production Engineers It has long been felt that the basic fundamentals of of Supply's Directorate of Weapon Research. Prime On June 7th, 1948, the Institution of Production servo-mechanism (automatic control) have been neg­ object of this Committee is to act as a co-ordinating Engineers reoccupied its own premises and the lected in the training of the rank and file of our link between the research side of this science and its address is now 36 Portman Square, London, W1. engineers. practical applications. Telephones: WELbeck 6813/4/5/6/7. The Institution Aware of this weakness in normal engineering sylla­ To date one of the greatest obstacles to the further­ is holding its First National Convention at Bourne­ buses, the Interdepartmental Technical Committee ance of automatic control has been the lack of people mouth from September 23rd to 25th, 1948. on Servo-mechanism secured the co-operation of the sufficiently conversant with the subject to be able to Ministry of Education, the Scottish Home Office and teach it, cither in elementary or post-graduate courses. various educational institutions throughout the coun­ Therefore the first step towards further dissemination try. As a result courses designed to meet this apparent of servo-mechanism technology is to attract suffi­ need, particularly in regard to training instructors, cient technical teachers to these courses, who will be will be held during the next few months in London, TREATMENT OF CONTINUOUS BEAMS able to pass on their newly acquired knowledge of Birmingham, Newcastle and Edinburgh, where the such devices as voltage regulators, speed governors first course began on June 18th. and temperature regulators to their students. It is regretted that a misprint occurred in the These courses will include lectures on basic prin­ first two terms of the equation in line 16, column ciples, general applications and applications of So far courses scheduled for this year are: Hcriot 2, page 109, of the article 'The Treatment of particular local significance. It is hoped at a later date Watt College. Edinburgh, June 15th-18th; Central Technical College, Birmingham July 5th-9th; North­ Continuous Beams by the Moment Distribution to organize similar courses in other important ampton Polytechnica, London, July 12th-16th; Central centres. Method', by D . A . C . Nicholls, in the April 1948, Technical College, Birmingham, August 30th-Scpt- The Technical Committee consists of experts drawn issue. This should read ber 4th; King's College, Newcastle, September lst- from the various universities, Government research 3rd. Further particulars can be obtained from these establishments and large industrial organizations, the δa due to load establishments. administrative work being carried out by the Ministry 206 Aircraft Engineering

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Published: Jul 1, 1948

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