Personalities in the news

Personalities in the news February 1974 AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING 31 greater. Ref: BS. A241. This specifies the general requirements for metric and inch protruding - head aerospace bolts and the requirements related to nominal size are presented in individual tables for Personalities use as appropriate to the relevant bolt specifications. British Standards Institution, 101 Pentonville Rd, London N1 9ND. The make-up and payment of wages by M. D . Jones. in the news This covers the problems of resentment caused by unexplained deductions, avoiding pitfalls in making out wages slips and ways of helping employees understand the make-up of their take-home pay. Working Together Campaign, Room G4, Portland House, Stag Place, London SW1E 5BJ. Price 15p. E glass fibre chopped strand mat for the reinforce­ ment of polyester resin system, Ref BS.3496. This is a S. F. Wheatcroft and D. H . Glover, CBE, have director and chief designer of the Martin-Baker revised standard in which the requirements for A glass Aircraft Co Ltd, for his immense contributions to fibre mat have been deleted and it now covers E glass been re-appointed full time members of the BRITISH practical engineering and inventive skill to which fibre mat only. It is also now classified as normal AIRWAYS BOARD. many pilots owe their lives. grade or selected grade. British Standards Institution, 2 Park St, London W1A 2BS. Price £1·05. T. D. Guilbert has been appointed chief surveyor of the CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY airworthi­ Honorary companionships of the Society have been ness division survey department. Structural representation in aeroelastic calculations awarded to Charles Dollfus for services in connection by Ll. T. Niblett. This examines somewhat philo­ with lighter-than-air vehicles and for the creation of A. C. Tomlinson has been appointed assistant chief sophically the practicability of allowing approximately the Musée de l'Air; and to Marshal of the Royal surveyor of the airworthiness division survey depart­ for the higher-frequency normal modes of a structure Air Force Rt Hon Lord Elworthy, for distinction in ment of the CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY. by using a residual flexibility matrix. There appears service aviation and in national defence. to be a better method of approximation, which retains Ralph D. Ketchum has been appointed general the concept of residual flexibility, and arguments in The Society's Gold Medal is awarded to Handel manager of the newly formed aerospace instruments favour of it are given. Reports & Memoranda 3729, Davies, corporate director of British Aircraft Cor­ and product support department of the aircraft HMSO. Price 50p. poration Ltd for outstanding contributions to aero­ equipment division of GENERAL ELECTRIC. nautical research and advanced air transport; the Working limits on unloleranced dimensions Ref Silver Medal to W. J. Charnley, chief scientist to the R. W. Simons has been appointed general manager BS 4500. This is part 2 of ISO Limits and Fits and RAF, for valuable contributions to aircraft research for the three newly created Chelmsford divisions of provides a new standard which specifies the permis­ and development particularly automatic landing, and MARCONI RADAR SYSTEMS LTD, radar sible machining variations for untoleranced dimen­ the Bronze Medal to R. W. Howard, joint general systems, supplies and radar support. He continues sions. British Standards, 101 Pentonville Rd, London manager of Marconi Elliott Avionic Systems Ltd for as the company's technical director. N1 9ND. Price, inc postage, 60p. contributions to the advancement of aircraft control systems. The British Gold Medal for Aeronautics is Raymond Howell of the NATIONAL GAS awarded to F . W. W. Morley, director of design of TURBINE ESTABLISHMENT, has been awarded Rolls-Royce (1971) Ltd Derby engine division for LITERATURE the Wetherill gold medal by the Franklin Institute of practical contributions to aero engine design and A short form catalogue is issued by Portescap UK Philadelphia for his work on axial flow compressors. development, and the British Silver Medal for to cover their REDUCTION GEARHEADS in the Aeronautics to R. S. Hooper, executive director and form of tables and dimensional drawings. Telephone: J. C. Bracher has been appointed financial director chief engineer, Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd, Reading 861378. of the DOWTY GROUP. Kingston, for practical contributions to original aircraft projects. The Wakefield Gold Medal is A brochure has been produced by Dow Corning G. R. D. Calder has been appointed director of the awarded to J. K. Williams, chief structural engineer International about their MOLYKOTE 99 GREASE, AIR TRANSPORT & TRAVEL INDUSTRY and assistant chief technical officer of the Civil a silicone based lubricant which has a wide operating TRAINING BOARD. Aviation Authority for his contributions to the temperature range of silicones. Dow Corning subject of structural fatigue. D. Lean, superintendent International Ltd, Chausser de la Hulpe 177, 1170 L. Murray has been appointed general manager of of the flight division, aerodynamics department, Brussels, Belgium. the aviation division of TELEFLEX MORSE LTD. RAE Bedford receives the R. P. Alston Memorial Field sales manager is W. G. Ratcliffe and D . J. Medal, and L. R. Moxam, deputy chief test pilot, Power Lifts have issued a fully illustrated leaflet Taylor has been appointed chief engineer, aviation Westland Helicopters Ltd, is awarded the Alan about their 60hp diesel powered hydraulic MOBILE products. Marsh Medal. N. E. Rowe Medallist is Flying LOADER with a 7 ton capacity for cargo handling. Officer R. J. Hardy. Telephone: Potters Bar 50033. D. K. Peacock has been appointed managing director of TITANIUM METAL & ALLOYS LTD. Product report CVR 62 from RCA describes the Other newly appointed directors are G. L. Smith and CONTINUOUS VIDEO RECORDER/REPRO­ B. R. Carter. DUCER together with its new universal design for wideband video and digital applications. Raymond F. Letts general manager of the aircraft BOOKS I N BRIEF engine group's manufacturing operations, has been The second edition of bibliography of R & D named a vice-president of the GENERAL ELECTRIC Low-speed aerodynamic characteristics of NACA RESEARCH REPORTS has 101 pages and is a CO. 0012 aerofoil section, including the effects of upper- cumulative listing of some 400 research reports from surface roughness simulating hoar frost by N . Gregory April 1972 to June 1973. Office of Program Manage­ D. J. Case has been appointed marketing manager and C. L. O'Reilly. The measurement of C at a Lma x ment, Ofiice of Research & Development, US (aerospace) of BRITISH INSULATED CALLEN- Reynolds number of 2·88 x 106 is uncertain for two Environmental Protection Agency, Washington D C DER'S CABLES LTD with responsibility for the reasons but this work shows C is not greatly Lmax marketing of wiring and general cables division reduced until the front edge of the roughness extends products. forward of 0·1 chord, at which stage also the drag A booklet of typical standard PNEUMATIC increment due to the roughness rapidly becomes much CIRCUITS range from simple reciprocating cylinders G. G. Baldwin has been made market development larger. R & M 3726. HMSO. Price £1·35. to positional controllers and hydro-pneumatic manager of the turbine products division of DANIEL systems. Telephone: Farnham (Surrey) 22322. DONCASTER & SONS LTD. Moisture measurement in Industry, by the Sira Insti­ tute describes over 10 projects concerning the applica­ H. G. A. Cannon has been appointed sales manager of A leaflet is issued by Lectroetch describing the 3601 tion of moisture-measuring techniques to a range of the components division of FIELDTECH LTD. semi automatic METAL MARKING MACHINES materials together with a description of operating together with details of accessories. Lectroetch (Gt. principles of the more familiar types of instrument. Britain) Ltd, Mount Rd, Hampton Rd West, Han- Five honorary fellows of the ROYAL AERO­ Sira Institute, South Hill, Chislehurst, Kent BR7 5EH. worth, Feltham, Middx. NAUTICAL SOCIETY have been awarded. Dr Price £4. Archibald M. Ballantyne, secretary of the Society for 22 years, Professor Elie Carafoli, a scientific counsellor A series of single sheet leaflets from Ferranti Ltd, Glossary of Navigation terms, Ref BS.4883. This to the Rumanian government, for his contributions cover the MF 400, in which the conventional long defines terms relating to navigation systems, distances, to aerodynamics and aircraft design and construction: cavity of the CO LASER is reduced into a compact directional references, control, axes of the craft, Professor A. R. Collar, until recently professor of form by multiple folding, the precision laser com­ direction and rate of motion, instruments and aeronautical engineering at the University of Bristol, puter 500 and the precision laser saw PLS 100 KS/NC. position finding including electronic aids and astro- for long standing contributions to aeronautical Telephone: 0382 89321. navigation. British Standards Institution, 101 Penton- engineering and scientific education, James M. ville Rd, London N1 9ND. Price £1·30. McDonnell, founder of the St. Louis aircraft firm A 40 page publication from Superfiexit Ltd reviews which takes his name, in recognition of his many the company's design and maintenance services in achievements as an aeronautical engineer and General requirements for steel protruding - head ELECTRICAL CONDUITS. Superflexit Ltd, 118 administrator, and Sir James Martin, managing bolts of tensile strength 1250 MPa (180,000lbf/in2) or Buckingham Av, Slough, Bucks. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology Emerald Publishing

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Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Volume 46 (2): 1 – Feb 1, 1974

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February 1974 AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING 31 greater. Ref: BS. A241. This specifies the general requirements for metric and inch protruding - head aerospace bolts and the requirements related to nominal size are presented in individual tables for Personalities use as appropriate to the relevant bolt specifications. British Standards Institution, 101 Pentonville Rd, London N1 9ND. The make-up and payment of wages by M. D . Jones. in the news This covers the problems of resentment caused by unexplained deductions, avoiding pitfalls in making out wages slips and ways of helping employees understand the make-up of their take-home pay. Working Together Campaign, Room G4, Portland House, Stag Place, London SW1E 5BJ. Price 15p. E glass fibre chopped strand mat for the reinforce­ ment of polyester resin system, Ref BS.3496. This is a S. F. Wheatcroft and D. H . Glover, CBE, have director and chief designer of the Martin-Baker revised standard in which the requirements for A glass Aircraft Co Ltd, for his immense contributions to fibre mat have been deleted and it now covers E glass been re-appointed full time members of the BRITISH practical engineering and inventive skill to which fibre mat only. It is also now classified as normal AIRWAYS BOARD. many pilots owe their lives. grade or selected grade. British Standards Institution, 2 Park St, London W1A 2BS. Price £1·05. T. D. Guilbert has been appointed chief surveyor of the CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY airworthi­ Honorary companionships of the Society have been ness division survey department. Structural representation in aeroelastic calculations awarded to Charles Dollfus for services in connection by Ll. T. Niblett. This examines somewhat philo­ with lighter-than-air vehicles and for the creation of A. C. Tomlinson has been appointed assistant chief sophically the practicability of allowing approximately the Musée de l'Air; and to Marshal of the Royal surveyor of the airworthiness division survey depart­ for the higher-frequency normal modes of a structure Air Force Rt Hon Lord Elworthy, for distinction in ment of the CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY. by using a residual flexibility matrix. There appears service aviation and in national defence. to be a better method of approximation, which retains Ralph D. Ketchum has been appointed general the concept of residual flexibility, and arguments in The Society's Gold Medal is awarded to Handel manager of the newly formed aerospace instruments favour of it are given. Reports & Memoranda 3729, Davies, corporate director of British Aircraft Cor­ and product support department of the aircraft HMSO. Price 50p. poration Ltd for outstanding contributions to aero­ equipment division of GENERAL ELECTRIC. nautical research and advanced air transport; the Working limits on unloleranced dimensions Ref Silver Medal to W. J. Charnley, chief scientist to the R. W. Simons has been appointed general manager BS 4500. This is part 2 of ISO Limits and Fits and RAF, for valuable contributions to aircraft research for the three newly created Chelmsford divisions of provides a new standard which specifies the permis­ and development particularly automatic landing, and MARCONI RADAR SYSTEMS LTD, radar sible machining variations for untoleranced dimen­ the Bronze Medal to R. W. Howard, joint general systems, supplies and radar support. He continues sions. British Standards, 101 Pentonville Rd, London manager of Marconi Elliott Avionic Systems Ltd for as the company's technical director. N1 9ND. Price, inc postage, 60p. contributions to the advancement of aircraft control systems. The British Gold Medal for Aeronautics is Raymond Howell of the NATIONAL GAS awarded to F . W. W. Morley, director of design of TURBINE ESTABLISHMENT, has been awarded Rolls-Royce (1971) Ltd Derby engine division for LITERATURE the Wetherill gold medal by the Franklin Institute of practical contributions to aero engine design and A short form catalogue is issued by Portescap UK Philadelphia for his work on axial flow compressors. development, and the British Silver Medal for to cover their REDUCTION GEARHEADS in the Aeronautics to R. S. Hooper, executive director and form of tables and dimensional drawings. Telephone: J. C. Bracher has been appointed financial director chief engineer, Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd, Reading 861378. of the DOWTY GROUP. Kingston, for practical contributions to original aircraft projects. The Wakefield Gold Medal is A brochure has been produced by Dow Corning G. R. D. Calder has been appointed director of the awarded to J. K. Williams, chief structural engineer International about their MOLYKOTE 99 GREASE, AIR TRANSPORT & TRAVEL INDUSTRY and assistant chief technical officer of the Civil a silicone based lubricant which has a wide operating TRAINING BOARD. Aviation Authority for his contributions to the temperature range of silicones. Dow Corning subject of structural fatigue. D. Lean, superintendent International Ltd, Chausser de la Hulpe 177, 1170 L. Murray has been appointed general manager of of the flight division, aerodynamics department, Brussels, Belgium. the aviation division of TELEFLEX MORSE LTD. RAE Bedford receives the R. P. Alston Memorial Field sales manager is W. G. Ratcliffe and D . J. Medal, and L. R. Moxam, deputy chief test pilot, Power Lifts have issued a fully illustrated leaflet Taylor has been appointed chief engineer, aviation Westland Helicopters Ltd, is awarded the Alan about their 60hp diesel powered hydraulic MOBILE products. Marsh Medal. N. E. Rowe Medallist is Flying LOADER with a 7 ton capacity for cargo handling. Officer R. J. Hardy. Telephone: Potters Bar 50033. D. K. Peacock has been appointed managing director of TITANIUM METAL & ALLOYS LTD. Product report CVR 62 from RCA describes the Other newly appointed directors are G. L. Smith and CONTINUOUS VIDEO RECORDER/REPRO­ B. R. Carter. DUCER together with its new universal design for wideband video and digital applications. Raymond F. Letts general manager of the aircraft BOOKS I N BRIEF engine group's manufacturing operations, has been The second edition of bibliography of R & D named a vice-president of the GENERAL ELECTRIC Low-speed aerodynamic characteristics of NACA RESEARCH REPORTS has 101 pages and is a CO. 0012 aerofoil section, including the effects of upper- cumulative listing of some 400 research reports from surface roughness simulating hoar frost by N . Gregory April 1972 to June 1973. Office of Program Manage­ D. J. Case has been appointed marketing manager and C. L. O'Reilly. The measurement of C at a Lma x ment, Ofiice of Research & Development, US (aerospace) of BRITISH INSULATED CALLEN- Reynolds number of 2·88 x 106 is uncertain for two Environmental Protection Agency, Washington D C DER'S CABLES LTD with responsibility for the reasons but this work shows C is not greatly Lmax marketing of wiring and general cables division reduced until the front edge of the roughness extends products. forward of 0·1 chord, at which stage also the drag A booklet of typical standard PNEUMATIC increment due to the roughness rapidly becomes much CIRCUITS range from simple reciprocating cylinders G. G. Baldwin has been made market development larger. R & M 3726. HMSO. Price £1·35. to positional controllers and hydro-pneumatic manager of the turbine products division of DANIEL systems. Telephone: Farnham (Surrey) 22322. DONCASTER & SONS LTD. Moisture measurement in Industry, by the Sira Insti­ tute describes over 10 projects concerning the applica­ H. G. A. Cannon has been appointed sales manager of A leaflet is issued by Lectroetch describing the 3601 tion of moisture-measuring techniques to a range of the components division of FIELDTECH LTD. semi automatic METAL MARKING MACHINES materials together with a description of operating together with details of accessories. Lectroetch (Gt. principles of the more familiar types of instrument. Britain) Ltd, Mount Rd, Hampton Rd West, Han- Five honorary fellows of the ROYAL AERO­ Sira Institute, South Hill, Chislehurst, Kent BR7 5EH. worth, Feltham, Middx. NAUTICAL SOCIETY have been awarded. Dr Price £4. Archibald M. Ballantyne, secretary of the Society for 22 years, Professor Elie Carafoli, a scientific counsellor A series of single sheet leaflets from Ferranti Ltd, Glossary of Navigation terms, Ref BS.4883. This to the Rumanian government, for his contributions cover the MF 400, in which the conventional long defines terms relating to navigation systems, distances, to aerodynamics and aircraft design and construction: cavity of the CO LASER is reduced into a compact directional references, control, axes of the craft, Professor A. R. Collar, until recently professor of form by multiple folding, the precision laser com­ direction and rate of motion, instruments and aeronautical engineering at the University of Bristol, puter 500 and the precision laser saw PLS 100 KS/NC. position finding including electronic aids and astro- for long standing contributions to aeronautical Telephone: 0382 89321. navigation. British Standards Institution, 101 Penton- engineering and scientific education, James M. ville Rd, London N1 9ND. Price £1·30. McDonnell, founder of the St. Louis aircraft firm A 40 page publication from Superfiexit Ltd reviews which takes his name, in recognition of his many the company's design and maintenance services in achievements as an aeronautical engineer and General requirements for steel protruding - head ELECTRICAL CONDUITS. Superflexit Ltd, 118 administrator, and Sir James Martin, managing bolts of tensile strength 1250 MPa (180,000lbf/in2) or Buckingham Av, Slough, Bucks.

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