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Air Ministry Contracts

Air Ministry Contracts 344 AIRCRAFT ENGINEERIN G December, 1936 A List of Orders Placed by the Department Durin g September The following list of contracts placed by the Distribution and Internal Wiring : Lowdon Ltd., London, W.C. — Lamps , Landing : Bros. & Co., Ltd., Dundee. Hendon, Artificers' Air Ministry during September is extracted Arrow Aircraft, Ltd., Yeadon ; Butlers, Ltd., Works : W. Moss & Sons, Ltd., London, N.W. Birmingham. — Luminous Compound : from the October issue of The Ministry of Hornchurch, Artificers' Works : Barvis Partners, Thorium, Ltd., London.—Magnetos : British Labour Gazette :— Ltd., Romford. Hornchurch, underground cable : Thomson Houston Co., Ltd., Coventry.— A.G.S . Parts : Brown Bros., Ltd., London, Malcolm & Allan (London), Ltd., London, W.C. Magnet o Spares : Rotax, Ltd., London, E.C.—Aero Engines : De Havilland Aircraft Bassingbourne, " C " Type Hangars : Furness N.W.—Masks , Oxygen : B. Sterling & Co., Co., Ltd., Hatfield ; Rolls Royce, Ltd., Derby ; Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Middlesbrough. Bir- Ltd., London, W.—Mattresses : Siddall Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd., Bristol ; Fairey cham Newton, W/T Station and External Manufacturing Co., Ltd., London, E.C.— Aviation Co., Ltd., Hayes, Middlesex.—Aero Services : T. Fisher & Sons, Fakenham. Hems- Mattresses , Sponge Rubber : Dunlop Rub­ Engines , Tests, etc. : Ricardo & Co. En­ well and Leconfield : Distribution and Wiring ber Co., Ltd., Birmingham.—M.T. Spares : gineers (1927), Ltd., London, S.W. ; Arm­ of Hutments : Newman & Watson, Stockton- Rootes, Ltd., London, W. — Parachutes strong Siddeley Motors, Ltd., Coventry.— on-Tees.—Canvas, Blue Grey : Holdsworth Spare s : Irving Airchute of Great Britain, Aer o Engines : Accessories, etc. : British & Gibb, Ltd., Swinton.—Caps, Flying : B. Ltd., Letch worth.— Plates , Photographic : Thomson Houston Co., Ltd., Coventry.—Aero Sterling & Co., Ltd., London, W.—Chains, Elliott & Sons, Ltd., Barnet; Ilford, Ltd., Engines , Spares Tests , etc. : D. Napier and Non-Ski d : Parsons Chain Co., Ltd., London, llford.—Plugs and Fuzes : Plessey Co., Ltd., Sons, Ltd., London, W.—Aircraft : General S.W.—Cloth, American : J. Williamson & Ilford.—Pyrometer Instruments : Bristol Aircraft, Ltd., Feltham ; Faircy Aviation Co., Son, Ltd., Lancaster.—Chevrons : R. Z. Aeroplane Co., Ltd., Bristol.—Rectifiers, Ltd., Hayes, Middlesex ; Airspeed, Ltd., Bloomfield, Ltd., London, S.W.—Contactors : Metal : Westinghousc Brake & Signal Co., Portsmout h ; Westland Aircraft, Ltd., Yeovil. M. & C. Switchgear, Ltd., Glasgow.—Cord, Ltd., London, N.—Remote Control Equip­ —Aircraft Conversion Sets : Blackburn Braide d : Woods, Son & Co., London, E.C.— men t : Plessey Co., Ltd., Ilford.—Research Aircraft, Ltd., Brough ; Faircy Aviation Co., Cord , Kite : W. Barbour & Sons, Ltd. , Lisburn. Unit s : Ricardo & Co. Engineers (1927), Ltd., Ltd., Hayes, Middlesex ; Short Bros., Ltd., —Diese l Auxiliary Sets : Victor Oil Engines London, S.W. ; Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd., Rochester.—Aircraft, Flight Tests : Rolls (Coventry), Ltd., Coventry.—Disinfectors : Bristol.—Screens, Fire : F. D. Lomas & Son, Royce, Ltd., Derby ; Bristol Aeroplane Co., Manlove Alliott & Co., Ltd., London, S.W.— Ltd., London, S.E.—Seaplane Tenders, Ltd., Bristol.—Aircraft Models : Model Trans ­ Drills , Twist : Brooke Tool Manufacturing Overhaul : British Power Boat Co., Ltd., por t Co., Ltd. , London, W.—Aircraft Spares : Co., Ltd., Sheffield.—Duralumin : J. Booth Southampton.—Sewag e Ejectors : Hughes Gloster Aircraft Co., Ltd., Hucclecote ; Handley & Co. (1915), Ltd., Birmingham; Reynolds & Lancaster, Ltd., London, S.W.—Shirts, Page, Ltd. , London, N.W. ; Blackburn Aircraft, Tub e Co., Ltd., Birmingham. —Enamel: Cotton : H. Bannerman & Sons, Ltd., Man­ Ltd., Brough ; Hawker Aircraft, Ltd., Kingston- Dixon's White, Ltd., London, E. ; International chester.—Shirts, Tropical : Rego Clothiers, on-Thames; Vickers (Aviation), Ltd. , Weybridge ; Pain t & Composition Co., Ltd., Felling-on-Tyne. Ltd., London, N. ; J. Macfarlane & Co., Ltd., A. V. Roe & Co., Ltd., Manchester ; Boulton —Fencin g and Gates : W. Bain & Co., Ltd., Pollokshaws.—Speaking Tube Equipment : Paul Aircraft, Ltd., Wolverhampton ; Westland Coatbridge.—Fertiliser : E. Webb & Son De Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd., Hatfield.— Aircraft, Ltd., Yeovil ; Fairey Aviation Co., (Stourbridge), Ltd., Stourbridge.—Fire Engine Starter s and Spares : Rotax, Ltd., London, Ltd., Hayes, Middlesex.—Aircraft, Tests, Motor : Auto Fire Protection, Ltd., London, N.W.—Steel Sheets : Baldwins, Ltd., Dud­ etc . : Hawker Aircraft, Ltd., Kingston-on- S.W.—Fire Extinguishers, Refills, etc. : ley ; Shimwell & Co., Ltd., London, E.— Thames.—Aircraft, Work on : Rolls Royce, National Fire Protection Co., Richmond.— Structura l Steelwork : Glasgow Steel Roof­ Ltd., Derby.—Air Compressors : Gillett Flam e Floats : Holmes Marine Life Pro­ ing Co., Ltd., Glasgow.—Switches, Dimmer : Stephen & Co., Ltd., Leatherhcad.—Air­ tection Association, Ltd., London, E.C.— Phoenix Telephone & Electric Works, Ltd., screw s : Airscrew Co., Ltd., Weybridge.— Flannelette : Halliday & Constantino, Ltd., London, N.W.—Switches, W/T. : Verity's, Airscrews , Cases for : De Havilland Aircraft Aspull, Lanes.—Floor Polish : Fortune & Co., Ltd., London, W.C.—Tank Heating Appara­ Co., Ltd., Hatfield.—Ammonium Sulphate : Ltd., Preston.—Ford Saloons : Ford Motor tu s : Revo Electric Co., Ltd., Tipton.— Quibble Bros., Newark.—Balloo n Fabric : Per­ Co., Ltd., Dagenham.—Generating Sets : Tanks , Developing : G. A. Harvey & Co. severance Mill Co., Ltd., Manchester.—Belts, Blackstone & Co., Ltd., Stamford.—Grass (London), Ltd., London, S.E.—Testers, R/T . : Safety : Mills Equipment Co., Ltd., London, Seed : E. Webb & Son (Stourbridge), Ltd., Gambrels. Rowse & Snoaden, Ltd., London, S.W.—Boots, Flying : G. T. Hawkins, Ltd., Stourbridge ; Clibrans, Ltd., Altrincham.— S.W.—Timber : Gabriel Wade & English, Northampton.—Building s and Works Ser­ Hillma n Spares : Rootes, Ltd., London, W.— Ltd., London, W.C. ; Denny Mott & Dickson, vice s : Duxford, Married Officers' Quarters : Hoists , Loading : Arrow Aircraft, Ltd., Ltd., London, E.C.—Transmitter-Receivers: J. Willmott & Sons (Hitchin), Ltd., Hitchin. Yeadon.—Hose, Fuel : Supcrllexit, Ltd. International Aviation Agency, London, S.W. Pembroke Dock Hangars : Rees & Kirby, Ltd., Slough.—Indicators, Modulation : Ferranti, —Tyre s and Tubes : Dunlop Rubber Co., Swansea. Tangmere, External Services : E. J. Ltd., Hollinwood ; Gambrells Rowse & Ltd., Birmingham.—Valves, W/T : Milliard Logan, London, W.C. Farnboroitgh, Additions : Snoaden, Ltd., London, S.W.—Instructional Radio Valve Co., Ltd., London, W.C. ; Stan­ W . Laughton, Bedford. Odiham, District Fil m : Gee Films, Ltd., London, W. ; British dard Telephones & Cables, Ltd., London, N. ; Heating, Central Station, Mains and Local Films, Ltd., London, S.W.—Insulators: Marconi's W/T Co., Ltd., London, W.C— Calorifiers : Fretwell Heating Co., Ltd. , London, Doulton & Co., Ltd., London, S.E.—Kneading Wave-meter s : Gambrells Rowse & Snoaden, E. Halton, Single Officers' Quarters : G. H. Machine : Baker Perkins, Ltd., Peterborough. Ltd., London, S.W.—Wheels, Aero : Palmer Miller & Co., Ltd., London, E. West Freugh, — Lamps , Filament : General Electric Co., Tyre Co., Ltd., London, S.W. Th e Lindley Extensometer Constant readers will remember an We are interested to learn that the Lindley As now produced it is extremely light and article by Mr. E. Skerry, Superintendent of the extensometer is now available commercially. handy in use, and yet fully robust and simple Testing Department of Messrs. Kayser, Ellison Arrangements have been made for the pro­ and practical in operation. It is capable and Co.'s Carlisle Works, Sheffield, entitled duction of this useful instrument by Messrs. of accurately measuring extensions to " Extensometers for Strip-Steel," published J . Ε. Baty & Company, Precision Engineers, of ±1/20,00 0 in., while alterations in length of in AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING, Vol. V., October, 39, Victoria Street, London, S.W.1. a specimen of the order of 1/100,000 in. are 1933, pp. 239-240. clearly indicated. The extensometer was designed to possess the I n that article Mr. Skerry described a new maximum amount of " liveliness," be as fool­ A feature of the design is that the dial is extensometer designed by Mr. N. Lindley, who proof as possible, especially in regard to the rotatabl y mounted on a vertical axis and is method of setting the gauge length, and always automatically released, should the plunger was at that time Inspector in Charge, Aero­ be in balance about the centre line of the reach the limit of its outward travel, before nautical Inspection Directorate, Sheffield Office. specimen. damage can be done to it. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology Emerald Publishing

Air Ministry Contracts

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology , Volume 8 (12): 1 – Dec 1, 1936

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344 AIRCRAFT ENGINEERIN G December, 1936 A List of Orders Placed by the Department Durin g September The following list of contracts placed by the Distribution and Internal Wiring : Lowdon Ltd., London, W.C. — Lamps , Landing : Bros. & Co., Ltd., Dundee. Hendon, Artificers' Air Ministry during September is extracted Arrow Aircraft, Ltd., Yeadon ; Butlers, Ltd., Works : W. Moss & Sons, Ltd., London, N.W. Birmingham. — Luminous Compound : from the October issue of The Ministry of Hornchurch, Artificers' Works : Barvis Partners, Thorium, Ltd., London.—Magnetos : British Labour Gazette :— Ltd., Romford. Hornchurch, underground cable : Thomson Houston Co., Ltd., Coventry.— A.G.S . Parts : Brown Bros., Ltd., London, Malcolm & Allan (London), Ltd., London, W.C. Magnet o Spares : Rotax, Ltd., London, E.C.—Aero Engines : De Havilland Aircraft Bassingbourne, " C " Type Hangars : Furness N.W.—Masks , Oxygen : B. Sterling & Co., Co., Ltd., Hatfield ; Rolls Royce, Ltd., Derby ; Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Middlesbrough. Bir- Ltd., London, W.—Mattresses : Siddall Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd., Bristol ; Fairey cham Newton, W/T Station and External Manufacturing Co., Ltd., London, E.C.— Aviation Co., Ltd., Hayes, Middlesex.—Aero Services : T. Fisher & Sons, Fakenham. Hems- Mattresses , Sponge Rubber : Dunlop Rub­ Engines , Tests, etc. : Ricardo & Co. En­ well and Leconfield : Distribution and Wiring ber Co., Ltd., Birmingham.—M.T. Spares : gineers (1927), Ltd., London, S.W. ; Arm­ of Hutments : Newman & Watson, Stockton- Rootes, Ltd., London, W. — Parachutes strong Siddeley Motors, Ltd., Coventry.— on-Tees.—Canvas, Blue Grey : Holdsworth Spare s : Irving Airchute of Great Britain, Aer o Engines : Accessories, etc. : British & Gibb, Ltd., Swinton.—Caps, Flying : B. Ltd., Letch worth.— Plates , Photographic : Thomson Houston Co., Ltd., Coventry.—Aero Sterling & Co., Ltd., London, W.—Chains, Elliott & Sons, Ltd., Barnet; Ilford, Ltd., Engines , Spares Tests , etc. : D. Napier and Non-Ski d : Parsons Chain Co., Ltd., London, llford.—Plugs and Fuzes : Plessey Co., Ltd., Sons, Ltd., London, W.—Aircraft : General S.W.—Cloth, American : J. Williamson & Ilford.—Pyrometer Instruments : Bristol Aircraft, Ltd., Feltham ; Faircy Aviation Co., Son, Ltd., Lancaster.—Chevrons : R. Z. Aeroplane Co., Ltd., Bristol.—Rectifiers, Ltd., Hayes, Middlesex ; Airspeed, Ltd., Bloomfield, Ltd., London, S.W.—Contactors : Metal : Westinghousc Brake & Signal Co., Portsmout h ; Westland Aircraft, Ltd., Yeovil. M. & C. Switchgear, Ltd., Glasgow.—Cord, Ltd., London, N.—Remote Control Equip­ —Aircraft Conversion Sets : Blackburn Braide d : Woods, Son & Co., London, E.C.— men t : Plessey Co., Ltd., Ilford.—Research Aircraft, Ltd., Brough ; Faircy Aviation Co., Cord , Kite : W. Barbour & Sons, Ltd. , Lisburn. Unit s : Ricardo & Co. Engineers (1927), Ltd., Ltd., Hayes, Middlesex ; Short Bros., Ltd., —Diese l Auxiliary Sets : Victor Oil Engines London, S.W. ; Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd., Rochester.—Aircraft, Flight Tests : Rolls (Coventry), Ltd., Coventry.—Disinfectors : Bristol.—Screens, Fire : F. D. Lomas & Son, Royce, Ltd., Derby ; Bristol Aeroplane Co., Manlove Alliott & Co., Ltd., London, S.W.— Ltd., London, S.E.—Seaplane Tenders, Ltd., Bristol.—Aircraft Models : Model Trans ­ Drills , Twist : Brooke Tool Manufacturing Overhaul : British Power Boat Co., Ltd., por t Co., Ltd. , London, W.—Aircraft Spares : Co., Ltd., Sheffield.—Duralumin : J. Booth Southampton.—Sewag e Ejectors : Hughes Gloster Aircraft Co., Ltd., Hucclecote ; Handley & Co. (1915), Ltd., Birmingham; Reynolds & Lancaster, Ltd., London, S.W.—Shirts, Page, Ltd. , London, N.W. ; Blackburn Aircraft, Tub e Co., Ltd., Birmingham. —Enamel: Cotton : H. Bannerman & Sons, Ltd., Man­ Ltd., Brough ; Hawker Aircraft, Ltd., Kingston- Dixon's White, Ltd., London, E. ; International chester.—Shirts, Tropical : Rego Clothiers, on-Thames; Vickers (Aviation), Ltd. , Weybridge ; Pain t & Composition Co., Ltd., Felling-on-Tyne. Ltd., London, N. ; J. Macfarlane & Co., Ltd., A. V. Roe & Co., Ltd., Manchester ; Boulton —Fencin g and Gates : W. Bain & Co., Ltd., Pollokshaws.—Speaking Tube Equipment : Paul Aircraft, Ltd., Wolverhampton ; Westland Coatbridge.—Fertiliser : E. Webb & Son De Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd., Hatfield.— Aircraft, Ltd., Yeovil ; Fairey Aviation Co., (Stourbridge), Ltd., Stourbridge.—Fire Engine Starter s and Spares : Rotax, Ltd., London, Ltd., Hayes, Middlesex.—Aircraft, Tests, Motor : Auto Fire Protection, Ltd., London, N.W.—Steel Sheets : Baldwins, Ltd., Dud­ etc . : Hawker Aircraft, Ltd., Kingston-on- S.W.—Fire Extinguishers, Refills, etc. : ley ; Shimwell & Co., Ltd., London, E.— Thames.—Aircraft, Work on : Rolls Royce, National Fire Protection Co., Richmond.— Structura l Steelwork : Glasgow Steel Roof­ Ltd., Derby.—Air Compressors : Gillett Flam e Floats : Holmes Marine Life Pro­ ing Co., Ltd., Glasgow.—Switches, Dimmer : Stephen & Co., Ltd., Leatherhcad.—Air­ tection Association, Ltd., London, E.C.— Phoenix Telephone & Electric Works, Ltd., screw s : Airscrew Co., Ltd., Weybridge.— Flannelette : Halliday & Constantino, Ltd., London, N.W.—Switches, W/T. : Verity's, Airscrews , Cases for : De Havilland Aircraft Aspull, Lanes.—Floor Polish : Fortune & Co., Ltd., London, W.C.—Tank Heating Appara­ Co., Ltd., Hatfield.—Ammonium Sulphate : Ltd., Preston.—Ford Saloons : Ford Motor tu s : Revo Electric Co., Ltd., Tipton.— Quibble Bros., Newark.—Balloo n Fabric : Per­ Co., Ltd., Dagenham.—Generating Sets : Tanks , Developing : G. A. Harvey & Co. severance Mill Co., Ltd., Manchester.—Belts, Blackstone & Co., Ltd., Stamford.—Grass (London), Ltd., London, S.E.—Testers, R/T . : Safety : Mills Equipment Co., Ltd., London, Seed : E. Webb & Son (Stourbridge), Ltd., Gambrels. Rowse & Snoaden, Ltd., London, S.W.—Boots, Flying : G. T. Hawkins, Ltd., Stourbridge ; Clibrans, Ltd., Altrincham.— S.W.—Timber : Gabriel Wade & English, Northampton.—Building s and Works Ser­ Hillma n Spares : Rootes, Ltd., London, W.— Ltd., London, W.C. ; Denny Mott & Dickson, vice s : Duxford, Married Officers' Quarters : Hoists , Loading : Arrow Aircraft, Ltd., Ltd., London, E.C.—Transmitter-Receivers: J. Willmott & Sons (Hitchin), Ltd., Hitchin. Yeadon.—Hose, Fuel : Supcrllexit, Ltd. International Aviation Agency, London, S.W. Pembroke Dock Hangars : Rees & Kirby, Ltd., Slough.—Indicators, Modulation : Ferranti, —Tyre s and Tubes : Dunlop Rubber Co., Swansea. Tangmere, External Services : E. J. Ltd., Hollinwood ; Gambrells Rowse & Ltd., Birmingham.—Valves, W/T : Milliard Logan, London, W.C. Farnboroitgh, Additions : Snoaden, Ltd., London, S.W.—Instructional Radio Valve Co., Ltd., London, W.C. ; Stan­ W . Laughton, Bedford. Odiham, District Fil m : Gee Films, Ltd., London, W. ; British dard Telephones & Cables, Ltd., London, N. ; Heating, Central Station, Mains and Local Films, Ltd., London, S.W.—Insulators: Marconi's W/T Co., Ltd., London, W.C— Calorifiers : Fretwell Heating Co., Ltd. , London, Doulton & Co., Ltd., London, S.E.—Kneading Wave-meter s : Gambrells Rowse & Snoaden, E. Halton, Single Officers' Quarters : G. H. Machine : Baker Perkins, Ltd., Peterborough. Ltd., London, S.W.—Wheels, Aero : Palmer Miller & Co., Ltd., London, E. West Freugh, — Lamps , Filament : General Electric Co., Tyre Co., Ltd., London, S.W. Th e Lindley Extensometer Constant readers will remember an We are interested to learn that the Lindley As now produced it is extremely light and article by Mr. E. Skerry, Superintendent of the extensometer is now available commercially. handy in use, and yet fully robust and simple Testing Department of Messrs. Kayser, Ellison Arrangements have been made for the pro­ and practical in operation. It is capable and Co.'s Carlisle Works, Sheffield, entitled duction of this useful instrument by Messrs. of accurately measuring extensions to " Extensometers for Strip-Steel," published J . Ε. Baty & Company, Precision Engineers, of ±1/20,00 0 in., while alterations in length of in AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING, Vol. V., October, 39, Victoria Street, London, S.W.1. a specimen of the order of 1/100,000 in. are 1933, pp. 239-240. clearly indicated. The extensometer was designed to possess the I n that article Mr. Skerry described a new maximum amount of " liveliness," be as fool­ A feature of the design is that the dial is extensometer designed by Mr. N. Lindley, who proof as possible, especially in regard to the rotatabl y mounted on a vertical axis and is method of setting the gauge length, and always automatically released, should the plunger was at that time Inspector in Charge, Aero­ be in balance about the centre line of the reach the limit of its outward travel, before nautical Inspection Directorate, Sheffield Office. specimen. damage can be done to it.

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