Personalities in the news

Personalities in the news September 1967 AIRCRAFT ENGINEERIN G 51 DUNLOP COMPANY LTD. ORDERS AND CONTRACTS Mr. M. L. Bexon and Mr. J. M. Simon have been appointed Executive Directors on the Main Board of the Dunlop Company Ltd., and Sir Harry Melville, BOARD OF TRADE Chairman of the Science Research Council, has been The Board of Trade have re-appointed Sir Roy appointed a Non-Executive Director. Allen, C.B.E., M.A., D.Sc.(Econ.) as a member of the Air Transport Licensing Board to serve for a further term from October 1, 1967 to September 30, HAWKER SIDDELEY AUSTRALIA PTY. LTD. 1968. Mr. J. H. Lawrie has also been re-appointed Sir William Hudson, K.B.E., F.R.S., has been for a further term from November 1, 1967 to Septem­ appointed Chairman of the Board of Hawker Siddeley ber 30, 1968. Australia Ply. Ltd. Captain L. Taylor has been re-appointed a Mem­ ber of the Council of the Air Registration Board for a further period of two years. DUNLOP AVIATION DIVISION Mr E. P. Rich, C.Eng., A.F.R.Ae.S., A.M.I.E.R.E., HAWKER S1DDELEY DYNAMICS LTD. has been appointed Quality Manager for the Dunlop Mr. J. D. Crane has been appointed a Director of Aviation Division. He will be responsible for all □ ORDER FOR FOKKER F.28. An order has been placed with Hawker Siddeley Dynamics Ltd. He joined the de inspection and quality control within the Division. Royal Netherlands Aircraft Factories for live Fokker F.28 Fellow­ Havilland Aircraft Company in 1948 and when ship aircraft by Brauthens SAFE of Norway. Deliveries are Hawker Siddeley Dynamics Ltd. was formed in 1963 scheduled to start at the end of 1968, immediately after type ROYAL SOCIETY OF ARTS certification. Brauthens have eight F.27 aircraft currently in he was appointed Company Secretary, a position service. With the approval of H.R.H. The Duke of Edin­ which he will retain. burgh, President of the Society, the gold Albert □ B.A.C ORDER FOR HS.125. A second Hawker Siddeley Medal of the Royal Society of Arts for 1967 has US.125 jet executive aircraft has been purchased by the British E.S.R.O. Aircraft Corporation, and will be used like the first one ordered been awarded to Sir Edward Lewis, Chairman of in June to speed up liaison in connection with the Anglo-French Professor Hermann Bondi, F.R.S., has been elected Decca Ltd., for his contribution to the electronics aircraft programme. It will also be used for rapid communication by the Council of E.S.R.O. as the new Director- industry. The Albert Medal was instituted by the with B.A.C's customers abroad. It will be furnished to carry General of the European Space Research Organisa­ 6-7 passengers and will operate from Warton. Society in 1864 to commemorate the Presidency of tion. He will succeed Professor Pierre Auger who the Prince Consort, and is awarded annually for □ ELLIOTT-AUTOMATION LTD. COMPUTERS TO SIMU­ has been Director General of E.S.R.O. since the distinguished merit in promoting arts, manufactures LATE F-111K. Two Elliott 4130 computers with special interface creation of the Organisation. and software, worth nearly £200,000, have been ordered for the or commerce. advanced flight simulator now being developed by Miles Elec­ tronics for the R.A.F. F-111K swing-wing aircraft. The Ministry SPERRY GYROSCOPE, of Technology has ordered two further F-111K simulators and ENGELHARD INDUSTRIES LTD. this will bring the total of 4130 computers in these simulators to DIVISION SPERRY RAND LTD. six. Each 4130 computer can obey 200,000 orders per second and, Following the recent appointment of a new Mr A. G. Stevenson has been appointed to the with the special interface and software provided by Elliotts, will Managing Director for Engelhard Industries Ltd., newly-created post of Director of Aeronautical control the simulation of the F-111k's full range of flight and three further changes in the Board have been an­ radar performance for both the crew members. Market Development of Sperry Gyroscope, Division nounced. Sir Eric Speed, K.C.B., K.B.E., M.C., is Sperry Rand Ltd. He was formerly Manager of the □ CANADIAN ORDER FOR ELLIOTT-AUTOMATION LTD. retiring as Chairman, but will continue to serve as a Aeronautical Product Group, and is succeeded in The Canadian CF-5 strike fighters which are t o form the basis of member of the Board of Directors. Mr. S. R. Bryant, that post by Mr P. J. S. Allington, B.Sc., M.I.E.E. the Canadian Mobile Command's close air support force are to a Corporate Vice President from Engelhard Industries be fitted with a servo/pneumatic altimeter produced by Elliott- Automation Ltd. The initial order, worth over £100,000 was Inc., Newark, New Jersey, has been appointed placed on behalf of the Canadian Government by Aviation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Mr. C. R. Electric Ltd, of Montreal, who will provide maintenance support Buckeride, formerly Industrial Sales Manager, has for the instruments in service. The new altimeter combines servo been appointed Homes Sales Director. operation from a central air data computer with internal baro­ metric capsules providing built-in stand-by operation. □ ELLIOTT-AUTOMATION LTD. EQUIPMENT FOR BOEING 747. The Boeing Company has selected the Elliott- Automation Ltd.-designed fuel flow measurement system for the BRITISH EXPORTS JUNE 1967 Boeing 747 airliner, of which over one hundred have already been ordered. The Electro Development Corporation of Seattle will be The value of British aerospace exports in June, 1967 supplying the system to the Boeing Company, The Elliott system as stated by the Board of Trade, amounted to employs digital techniques, and versions of it have been ordered £15,203,000 compared with £18,803,000 in June 1966. for the Concorde, British Phantoms and the P.1127 Harrier, The June 1967 figure was made up as follows: □ SONOBUOY ORDER FOR ULTRA ELECTRONICS LTD. Ultra Electronics Ltd. have received a further Sonobuoy produc­ Complete aircraft £1,916,000 tion order worth £380,000. This brings the total value of Sono­ Aircraft parts £5,739,000 buoy orders to £1,400,000 this year. New aero engines (83) £1,821,000 □MARCON I COMMUNICATIONS EXPORT TO RUSSIA. 'Other than new' aero engines (52) £1,859,000 An order has been placed by Mashpriborintorg for the Soviet Aero engine parts £3,329,000 Ministry of Communications with the Marconi Company. The Aeronautical instruments £456,000 order, worth over £200,000, is for Marconi self-tuning (MST) receiving equipment consisting of a number of solid state, double Tyres £83,000 diversity independent sideband receivers and associated assem­ blies. In addition, voice-frequency telegraph equipments and Leading purchasers were as follows: radio telephone terminals are being supplied to form comprehen­ Aircraft and parts sive MST telegraph and telephone receiving systems. United States £2,266,000 India £1,037,000 □SWIS S ORDER FOR REDIFON-ASTRODATA LTD. The Institute of Automation and Industrial Electronics, an establish­ Australia £965,000 IMPERIAL METAL INDUSTRIES LTD. ment of Eidgenossiche Technische Mochschule (E.T.H.) in Zurich, France £771,000 Mr. F. W. B. Atcheson has been appointed Assistant Switzerland, has placed an order for hybrid computer equipment worth £60,000 with Redifon-Astrodata Ltd. The equipment Aero engines and parts Managing Director of Marston Excelsior Ltd., a consists of a specially designed computer interface system which United States £1,965,000 subsidiary company of Imperial Metal Industries Ltd. will link an existing analogue installation at E.T.H. to a digital France £932,000 computer to form a full hybrid computing system. Canada £814,000 REDIFON LTD. West Germany £595,000 □B.E.A. CONTRACT FOR MILES ELECTRONICS LTD. Mr W. N . Staynes has been appointed Marketing Miles Electronics Ltd. have been awarded a contract by British Aero export figures of January/June 1967 totalled Director of a new Flight Simulation Marketing European Airways for an advanced instrument flying trainer for the B.A.C. I—11 jet aircraft. The trainer, which is due to go into £95,234,000, compared with £105,265,000 for the Facility at Redifon Ltd. This facility integrates the service in July, 1968, will be equipped with flight director, auto­ corresponding period for 1966, and were made up existing sales departments of the Redifon Flight pilot and autothrottle systems, together with complete flight as follows: Simulation Division at Crawley, and the Aylesbury- instrumentation. Pilots will use the instrument flying trainer in conjunction with simulator and live aircraft flying. based subsidiary company Redifon Air Trainers Ltd. Aircraft and parts Mr. D. Wilson has been appointed consultant on Complete aircraft £23,684,000 □ HYMATIC EQUIPMENT ORDERED FOR GERMAN flight simulation to the Managing Director of Redifon Aircraft parts £30,602,000 STARFIGHTERS, On order for West Germany's Starfighter Ltd., Mr. T. A. Cross. jets are oxygen valves manufactured by the Hymatic Engineering New aero engines (489) £10,840,000 Co. Ltd. to be used with the emergency oxygen systems for the 'Other than new' aero engines (334) £7,264,000 Martin Baker ejection scats. The Hymatic valve (type RAV.151) Aero engine parts £19,055,000 has four integrated functions, as an oxygen inlet valve, non­ THE AIR LEAGUE return valve in outlet, a barometrically-controlled relief valve and Mr. F. C. Gillman, M.V.O., O.B.E., has been Aeronautical instruments £2,177,000 as an inward vent. appointed Public Relations Adviser to the Air League. Tyres £612,000 Leading purchasers were as follows: □ C.E.R.N. CONTRACT FOR PYE-LING. The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (C.E.R.N.) have awarded Aircraft and parts THE CHURCHILL MACHINE TOOL Pye-Ling Ltd. a contract worth £54,000 for the supply of four United States £11,442,000 pulse modulators. Each modulator will deliver 20 megawatts of CO. LTD. peak r.f. power with a pulse duration of 8 microseconds at a France £3,887,000 Mr. J. Chapman has been appointed Export Sales repetition rate of 10 pulses per second. West Germany £3,365,000 Manager of the Churchill Machine Tool Co. Ltd. He was formerly Home Sales Manager. India £2,487,000 □ DAVALL AIRCRAFT CRASH RECORDERS FOR FOKKER. Fokker have specified Davall Type 1050 Aircraft Crash recorders Aero engines and parts for (heir F.28 prototypes which are now undergoing flight tests. The F.28 aircraft are fully instrumented for this part of their A. C. COSSOR LTD. United States £7,153,000 development programme and the Davall 1050 wire recorders are Mr. T. M. B. Wright has been appointed Marketing France £7,419,000 being used in parallel with the magnetic tape recorders to preserve Manager of the Surface Equipment Division of Canada £3,502,000 flight test information gained from all the tests the aircraft will be subjected to during the programme. Cossor Electronics Ltd. 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September 1967 AIRCRAFT ENGINEERIN G 51 DUNLOP COMPANY LTD. ORDERS AND CONTRACTS Mr. M. L. Bexon and Mr. J. M. Simon have been appointed Executive Directors on the Main Board of the Dunlop Company Ltd., and Sir Harry Melville, BOARD OF TRADE Chairman of the Science Research Council, has been The Board of Trade have re-appointed Sir Roy appointed a Non-Executive Director. Allen, C.B.E., M.A., D.Sc.(Econ.) as a member of the Air Transport Licensing Board to serve for a further term from October 1, 1967 to September 30, HAWKER SIDDELEY AUSTRALIA PTY. LTD. 1968. Mr. J. H. Lawrie has also been re-appointed Sir William Hudson, K.B.E., F.R.S., has been for a further term from November 1, 1967 to Septem­ appointed Chairman of the Board of Hawker Siddeley ber 30, 1968. Australia Ply. Ltd. Captain L. Taylor has been re-appointed a Mem­ ber of the Council of the Air Registration Board for a further period of two years. DUNLOP AVIATION DIVISION Mr E. P. Rich, C.Eng., A.F.R.Ae.S., A.M.I.E.R.E., HAWKER S1DDELEY DYNAMICS LTD. has been appointed Quality Manager for the Dunlop Mr. J. D. Crane has been appointed a Director of Aviation Division. He will be responsible for all □ ORDER FOR FOKKER F.28. An order has been placed with Hawker Siddeley Dynamics Ltd. He joined the de inspection and quality control within the Division. Royal Netherlands Aircraft Factories for live Fokker F.28 Fellow­ Havilland Aircraft Company in 1948 and when ship aircraft by Brauthens SAFE of Norway. Deliveries are Hawker Siddeley Dynamics Ltd. was formed in 1963 scheduled to start at the end of 1968, immediately after type ROYAL SOCIETY OF ARTS certification. Brauthens have eight F.27 aircraft currently in he was appointed Company Secretary, a position service. With the approval of H.R.H. The Duke of Edin­ which he will retain. burgh, President of the Society, the gold Albert □ B.A.C ORDER FOR HS.125. A second Hawker Siddeley Medal of the Royal Society of Arts for 1967 has US.125 jet executive aircraft has been purchased by the British E.S.R.O. Aircraft Corporation, and will be used like the first one ordered been awarded to Sir Edward Lewis, Chairman of in June to speed up liaison in connection with the Anglo-French Professor Hermann Bondi, F.R.S., has been elected Decca Ltd., for his contribution to the electronics aircraft programme. It will also be used for rapid communication by the Council of E.S.R.O. as the new Director- industry. The Albert Medal was instituted by the with B.A.C's customers abroad. It will be furnished to carry General of the European Space Research Organisa­ 6-7 passengers and will operate from Warton. Society in 1864 to commemorate the Presidency of tion. He will succeed Professor Pierre Auger who the Prince Consort, and is awarded annually for □ ELLIOTT-AUTOMATION LTD. COMPUTERS TO SIMU­ has been Director General of E.S.R.O. since the distinguished merit in promoting arts, manufactures LATE F-111K. Two Elliott 4130 computers with special interface creation of the Organisation. and software, worth nearly £200,000, have been ordered for the or commerce. advanced flight simulator now being developed by Miles Elec­ tronics for the R.A.F. F-111K swing-wing aircraft. The Ministry SPERRY GYROSCOPE, of Technology has ordered two further F-111K simulators and ENGELHARD INDUSTRIES LTD. this will bring the total of 4130 computers in these simulators to DIVISION SPERRY RAND LTD. six. Each 4130 computer can obey 200,000 orders per second and, Following the recent appointment of a new Mr A. G. Stevenson has been appointed to the with the special interface and software provided by Elliotts, will Managing Director for Engelhard Industries Ltd., newly-created post of Director of Aeronautical control the simulation of the F-111k's full range of flight and three further changes in the Board have been an­ radar performance for both the crew members. Market Development of Sperry Gyroscope, Division nounced. Sir Eric Speed, K.C.B., K.B.E., M.C., is Sperry Rand Ltd. He was formerly Manager of the □ CANADIAN ORDER FOR ELLIOTT-AUTOMATION LTD. retiring as Chairman, but will continue to serve as a Aeronautical Product Group, and is succeeded in The Canadian CF-5 strike fighters which are t o form the basis of member of the Board of Directors. Mr. S. R. Bryant, that post by Mr P. J. S. Allington, B.Sc., M.I.E.E. the Canadian Mobile Command's close air support force are to a Corporate Vice President from Engelhard Industries be fitted with a servo/pneumatic altimeter produced by Elliott- Automation Ltd. The initial order, worth over £100,000 was Inc., Newark, New Jersey, has been appointed placed on behalf of the Canadian Government by Aviation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Mr. C. R. Electric Ltd, of Montreal, who will provide maintenance support Buckeride, formerly Industrial Sales Manager, has for the instruments in service. The new altimeter combines servo been appointed Homes Sales Director. operation from a central air data computer with internal baro­ metric capsules providing built-in stand-by operation. □ ELLIOTT-AUTOMATION LTD. EQUIPMENT FOR BOEING 747. The Boeing Company has selected the Elliott- Automation Ltd.-designed fuel flow measurement system for the BRITISH EXPORTS JUNE 1967 Boeing 747 airliner, of which over one hundred have already been ordered. The Electro Development Corporation of Seattle will be The value of British aerospace exports in June, 1967 supplying the system to the Boeing Company, The Elliott system as stated by the Board of Trade, amounted to employs digital techniques, and versions of it have been ordered £15,203,000 compared with £18,803,000 in June 1966. for the Concorde, British Phantoms and the P.1127 Harrier, The June 1967 figure was made up as follows: □ SONOBUOY ORDER FOR ULTRA ELECTRONICS LTD. Ultra Electronics Ltd. have received a further Sonobuoy produc­ Complete aircraft £1,916,000 tion order worth £380,000. This brings the total value of Sono­ Aircraft parts £5,739,000 buoy orders to £1,400,000 this year. New aero engines (83) £1,821,000 □MARCON I COMMUNICATIONS EXPORT TO RUSSIA. 'Other than new' aero engines (52) £1,859,000 An order has been placed by Mashpriborintorg for the Soviet Aero engine parts £3,329,000 Ministry of Communications with the Marconi Company. The Aeronautical instruments £456,000 order, worth over £200,000, is for Marconi self-tuning (MST) receiving equipment consisting of a number of solid state, double Tyres £83,000 diversity independent sideband receivers and associated assem­ blies. In addition, voice-frequency telegraph equipments and Leading purchasers were as follows: radio telephone terminals are being supplied to form comprehen­ Aircraft and parts sive MST telegraph and telephone receiving systems. United States £2,266,000 India £1,037,000 □SWIS S ORDER FOR REDIFON-ASTRODATA LTD. The Institute of Automation and Industrial Electronics, an establish­ Australia £965,000 IMPERIAL METAL INDUSTRIES LTD. ment of Eidgenossiche Technische Mochschule (E.T.H.) in Zurich, France £771,000 Mr. F. W. B. Atcheson has been appointed Assistant Switzerland, has placed an order for hybrid computer equipment worth £60,000 with Redifon-Astrodata Ltd. The equipment Aero engines and parts Managing Director of Marston Excelsior Ltd., a consists of a specially designed computer interface system which United States £1,965,000 subsidiary company of Imperial Metal Industries Ltd. will link an existing analogue installation at E.T.H. to a digital France £932,000 computer to form a full hybrid computing system. Canada £814,000 REDIFON LTD. West Germany £595,000 □B.E.A. CONTRACT FOR MILES ELECTRONICS LTD. Mr W. N . Staynes has been appointed Marketing Miles Electronics Ltd. have been awarded a contract by British Aero export figures of January/June 1967 totalled Director of a new Flight Simulation Marketing European Airways for an advanced instrument flying trainer for the B.A.C. I—11 jet aircraft. The trainer, which is due to go into £95,234,000, compared with £105,265,000 for the Facility at Redifon Ltd. This facility integrates the service in July, 1968, will be equipped with flight director, auto­ corresponding period for 1966, and were made up existing sales departments of the Redifon Flight pilot and autothrottle systems, together with complete flight as follows: Simulation Division at Crawley, and the Aylesbury- instrumentation. Pilots will use the instrument flying trainer in conjunction with simulator and live aircraft flying. based subsidiary company Redifon Air Trainers Ltd. Aircraft and parts Mr. D. Wilson has been appointed consultant on Complete aircraft £23,684,000 □ HYMATIC EQUIPMENT ORDERED FOR GERMAN flight simulation to the Managing Director of Redifon Aircraft parts £30,602,000 STARFIGHTERS, On order for West Germany's Starfighter Ltd., Mr. T. A. Cross. jets are oxygen valves manufactured by the Hymatic Engineering New aero engines (489) £10,840,000 Co. Ltd. to be used with the emergency oxygen systems for the 'Other than new' aero engines (334) £7,264,000 Martin Baker ejection scats. The Hymatic valve (type RAV.151) Aero engine parts £19,055,000 has four integrated functions, as an oxygen inlet valve, non­ THE AIR LEAGUE return valve in outlet, a barometrically-controlled relief valve and Mr. F. C. Gillman, M.V.O., O.B.E., has been Aeronautical instruments £2,177,000 as an inward vent. appointed Public Relations Adviser to the Air League. Tyres £612,000 Leading purchasers were as follows: □ C.E.R.N. CONTRACT FOR PYE-LING. The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (C.E.R.N.) have awarded Aircraft and parts THE CHURCHILL MACHINE TOOL Pye-Ling Ltd. a contract worth £54,000 for the supply of four United States £11,442,000 pulse modulators. Each modulator will deliver 20 megawatts of CO. LTD. peak r.f. power with a pulse duration of 8 microseconds at a France £3,887,000 Mr. J. Chapman has been appointed Export Sales repetition rate of 10 pulses per second. West Germany £3,365,000 Manager of the Churchill Machine Tool Co. Ltd. He was formerly Home Sales Manager. India £2,487,000 □ DAVALL AIRCRAFT CRASH RECORDERS FOR FOKKER. Fokker have specified Davall Type 1050 Aircraft Crash recorders Aero engines and parts for (heir F.28 prototypes which are now undergoing flight tests. The F.28 aircraft are fully instrumented for this part of their A. C. COSSOR LTD. United States £7,153,000 development programme and the Davall 1050 wire recorders are Mr. T. M. B. Wright has been appointed Marketing France £7,419,000 being used in parallel with the magnetic tape recorders to preserve Manager of the Surface Equipment Division of Canada £3,502,000 flight test information gained from all the tests the aircraft will be subjected to during the programme. Cossor Electronics Ltd. Italy £2,448,000

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