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Trade Announcements Car Division, and Mr J. D. Pearson, Wh.Sch., B.Sc, Eng. (Lon.), A.M.I.Mech.E., Deputy General Man­ ager, Aero Division, have been appointed Directors of the Company. A monthly feature giving news of recent Government and professional appointments, I.C.A.O. Change The pending retirement of Mr Ivor H. McClure, industrial developments and business changes, etc. Assistant Secretary General for Air Navigation of the International Civil Aviation Organization, is Mr F. W. Caldwell Receives the John Scott Award British Thomson-Houston Changes announced. Mr Frank W. Caldwell, director of research at Mr A. A. Pollock, B.Sc, Director and Chief Mr McClure who has held this position with United Aircraft Corporation, has received the John Mechanical Engineer of The British Thomson- I.C.A.O. for the past four years will be retiring in his Scott Award, comprising a medal and cash sum of Houston Company has retired, but will be available sixtieth year. He joined I.C.A.O. from the British 1,000 dollars, for development of the controllable in a consultative capacity. Ministry of Civil Aviation where he was Director of pitch propeller. Mr K.. R. Hopkirk, M.A., has been appointed to Operational Services and Intelligence throughout the The fund was established in 1816 by John Scott, a succeed Mr Pollock as Chief Mechanical Engineer. war. chemist, of Edinburgh, Scotland. He bequeathed I.T.D. Ltd. Acquired by Austin Crompton Parkinson $4,000 to the City of Philadelphia the income of which The Austin Motor Company Limited and Cromp­ International Aeradio (East Africa) was to be distributed 'among ingenious men and ton Parkinson Limited announce that through their women who make useful inventions'. The Board of International Acradio (East Africa) joint subsidiary company, Austin Crompton Parkin­ Ltd. which was recently formed is as follows: Chair­ Among former recipients of the award are Thomas son Electric Vehicles Ltd., they have acquired control man, Sir Alfred Vincent; Directors, Air Commodore A. Edison, Orville Wright, Mme Marie Skladowska of I.T.D. Ltd., of 'Stacatruc House', 142 Sloane C. S. Cadell, Captain M. Sorsbie and Air Commodore Curie, Dr Merle A. Tuve, director of the Carnegie Street, London, S.W.1. Mr L. P. Lord, Chairman and H. M. Probyn; Company Secretary is A. V. Gill. Institution of Washington, for development of the Managing Director of the Austin Motor Company proximity fuze and Dr Selman A. Waksman, professor Sir Alfred Vincent is Chairman of the East African Limited has been elected Chairman. Col. Raymond T. of microbiology at Rutgers University, for discovery Airways Corporation, Captain Sorsbie is General Hartmann will continue as managing director of of streptomycin. Manager E.A.A.C. and A. V. Gill is Chief Accountant I.T.D. Ltd. of E.A.A.C. Air Commodore Cadell is Managing Director of International Aeradio Limited, 4 Hill I.T.D. Ltd. arc the sole world distributors of the Street, W.1, and Air Commodore Probyn, who has petrol-driven range of British Industrial Fork Lift New Chief Scientist, Ministry of Supply retired from the R.A.F.,is resident in Nairobi where Trucks and ancillary materials-handling equipment The Minister of Supply has appointed Mr H. M. the Company has its headquarters. marketed under the trade names 'Stacatruc' and Garner, C.B., to be Chief Scientist of the Department, 'Aerolift'. in succession to Sir Ben Lockspeiser, who became The new company will be concerned initially with setting up an aeradio maintenance organization simi­ Secretary to the Department of Scientific and Indus­ Kayser, Ellison Changes lar to those already established by International Acra­ trial Research on May 1. As a result of reorganization in the Sales Depart­ dio Limited at Bovingdon, Cairo and Karachi. ment of Kayser, Ellison & Co. Ltd., Carlisle Works, For the last three years Mr Garner has been Prin­ Sheffield, the following appointments have been cipal Director of Scientific Research (Air) in the Min­ made: istry of Supply. New I.A.T.A. President Mr C. E. Wragg, who hitherto has been Assistant The next President of I.A.T.A. (International Air to the Chairman and Joint Managing Director, Transport Association) is to be Dr Albert Plesman, The College of Aeronautics becomes Sales Manager. Founder and President of K.L.M., Royal Dutch Mr Watson Taylor, who previously has been Assist­ The Board of Governors have appointed Wing Airlines. He took office at the opening session of the ant Commercial Manager, becomes Commercial Commander C. G. B. McClure, A.F.C., B.A., I.A.T.A. general meeting, held at The Hague from Manager. A.R.Ae.S., as head of the Department of Flight. September 12 to 16. He succeeds M. Gilbert Perier, Wing Commander McClure has held an appoint­ President of SABENA, the Belgian airline. A. C. Wickman Appointment ment in the Aircraft Branch of the Ministry of Civil Mr G. R. Marsh, hitherto Sales Director, has now Aviation since 1946. He was previously Chief Test been appointed Assistant Managing Director to Two New Rolls-Royce Directors Pilot at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farn- A. C. Wickman Limited, of Tile Hill, Coventry. borough. In 1945 he completed a course at the Empire The Directors of Rolls-Royce announce that Mr Mr Marsh joined A. C. Wickman Limited in 1934 Test Pilots School. W. A. Robotham, M.I.Mech.E., Chief Engineer, and was made a Director in 1940. thread sizes, workmanship and finish, permissible variations in dimensions and materials. It also gives the minimum distance at which the nipples can be British Standard Specifications mounted to permit application of the appropriate lubricating connector. Copies of the following Specifications can be obtained, at the prices indicated, from THE BRITISH Parts 1 and 2 arc published separately and deal with STANDARDS INSTITUTION, 28 Victoria Street, London, SW1 lubricating nipples and adaptors for machinery and vehicles and heavy duty lubricating nipples respec­ tively. B.S. No. 185, 1949.—Glossary of Aeronautical Terms, The overlap ratio of helical bevel gear teeth comes Price 2s. post free. Part 2: Power Plant, Propellers, Auxiliary Services, into prominence because it is now rightly used in assessing load capacity. The basic tooth form is de­ Since the publication of the 1940 edition of this fined more accurately than heretofore and the method glossary, very great developments have taken place in B.S. No. 1542: 1949.—Equipment for Eye and Face of determining appropriate addendum modification many branches of aeronautics and many new terms Protection During Welding.—This Standard is com­ covers every case likely to occur in normal practice. have come into general use and need accurate defini­ plementary to B.S. 679, Protective Filters for Welding. tion. A thorough revision with considerable extension Inconsistencies in the previous formulae for toler­ It specifics standard dimensions for filter glasses, therefore became necessary. ance on pitch arc avoided in the simpler ones that now together with the requirements for essential points of This is particularly so in the field of gas turbines replace them and the new expressions for load capac­ design and manufacture and the materials which may and jet propulsion, and in view of the importance of ity include important factors that were ignored or be used for this equipment. The Standard covers standardizing the nomenclature in this subject it has inadequately represented in the 1934 edition of this spectacles, goggles, facemasks, helmets, hand-shields been considered advisable to issue Part 2 of the revised standard. and screens; it includes recommendations on the use edition of B.S. 185, dealing with these sections of the As before, there are a number of typical calculations of these types of equipment and also deals with the subject, in advance of other parts. In addition to terms of load capacity worked out in detail and the factors question of screening welding operators to avoid relating to piston engines, gas turbines and jet propul­ used in them are determined from charts that have injury and distraction to other workers in the shop. sion, sections devoted to propellers and auxiliary been re-drawn to improve accuracy and case of read­ services are included. Pictures of typical equipment arc included in this ing. In such calculations a 'life factor' is now used to Standard. Price 2s. post free. Price 3s.' post free. take into account the length of life expected from the gears under consideration. Price 7s. 6d. post free. B.S. 545: 1949.—Bevel Gears. Sale of Oversea Standards in the United Kingdom This new edition of B.S. 545 represents a complete It appears that it is not sufficiently well known that B.S. No. 1486: 1949. Part 3:—Lightweight Miniature revision of its predecessor and is the result of an ex­ the British Standards Institution acts as the agent in Lubricating Nipples. ceptional amount of painstaking work by the Com­ the United Kingdom of all oversea national standards mittee responsible for it. The previous edition contains This is the third in the series of British Standards organizations. certain features that have lasted from a time when few which has been drawn up to standardize the overall At the present time, when every possible avenue for were disposed to question them, only to be discarded dimensions and thread sizes of lubricating nipples. export is being explored, many concerns write direct in an age when critics arc numerous, knowledgeable This standard deals with the aluminium alloy lubrica­ to standards organizations oversea, only to be re­ and indifferent to tradition. ting nipple which is suitable for use where a small, ferred to the B.S.I. lightweight nipple is required. It is identical with that The definitions have been revised with exceptional used on aircraft (AGS 554). It does not deal with the Much time and money will be saved by applying diligence and the aim has been to combine rigour and internal construction of the nipple. to the British Standards Institution, for all informa­ brevity without pedantic wording but it is too much to hope that no purist will find any fault in them. The standard provides for overall dimensions and tion regarding standards, both home and oversea. October 1949 335 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology Emerald Publishing

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Car Division, and Mr J. D. Pearson, Wh.Sch., B.Sc, Eng. (Lon.), A.M.I.Mech.E., Deputy General Man­ ager, Aero Division, have been appointed Directors of the Company. A monthly feature giving news of recent Government and professional appointments, I.C.A.O. Change The pending retirement of Mr Ivor H. McClure, industrial developments and business changes, etc. Assistant Secretary General for Air Navigation of the International Civil Aviation Organization, is Mr F. W. Caldwell Receives the John Scott Award British Thomson-Houston Changes announced. Mr Frank W. Caldwell, director of research at Mr A. A. Pollock, B.Sc, Director and Chief Mr McClure who has held this position with United Aircraft Corporation, has received the John Mechanical Engineer of The British Thomson- I.C.A.O. for the past four years will be retiring in his Scott Award, comprising a medal and cash sum of Houston Company has retired, but will be available sixtieth year. He joined I.C.A.O. from the British 1,000 dollars, for development of the controllable in a consultative capacity. Ministry of Civil Aviation where he was Director of pitch propeller. Mr K.. R. Hopkirk, M.A., has been appointed to Operational Services and Intelligence throughout the The fund was established in 1816 by John Scott, a succeed Mr Pollock as Chief Mechanical Engineer. war. chemist, of Edinburgh, Scotland. He bequeathed I.T.D. Ltd. Acquired by Austin Crompton Parkinson $4,000 to the City of Philadelphia the income of which The Austin Motor Company Limited and Cromp­ International Aeradio (East Africa) was to be distributed 'among ingenious men and ton Parkinson Limited announce that through their women who make useful inventions'. The Board of International Acradio (East Africa) joint subsidiary company, Austin Crompton Parkin­ Ltd. which was recently formed is as follows: Chair­ Among former recipients of the award are Thomas son Electric Vehicles Ltd., they have acquired control man, Sir Alfred Vincent; Directors, Air Commodore A. Edison, Orville Wright, Mme Marie Skladowska of I.T.D. Ltd., of 'Stacatruc House', 142 Sloane C. S. Cadell, Captain M. Sorsbie and Air Commodore Curie, Dr Merle A. Tuve, director of the Carnegie Street, London, S.W.1. Mr L. P. Lord, Chairman and H. M. Probyn; Company Secretary is A. V. Gill. Institution of Washington, for development of the Managing Director of the Austin Motor Company proximity fuze and Dr Selman A. Waksman, professor Sir Alfred Vincent is Chairman of the East African Limited has been elected Chairman. Col. Raymond T. of microbiology at Rutgers University, for discovery Airways Corporation, Captain Sorsbie is General Hartmann will continue as managing director of of streptomycin. Manager E.A.A.C. and A. V. Gill is Chief Accountant I.T.D. Ltd. of E.A.A.C. Air Commodore Cadell is Managing Director of International Aeradio Limited, 4 Hill I.T.D. Ltd. arc the sole world distributors of the Street, W.1, and Air Commodore Probyn, who has petrol-driven range of British Industrial Fork Lift New Chief Scientist, Ministry of Supply retired from the R.A.F.,is resident in Nairobi where Trucks and ancillary materials-handling equipment The Minister of Supply has appointed Mr H. M. the Company has its headquarters. marketed under the trade names 'Stacatruc' and Garner, C.B., to be Chief Scientist of the Department, 'Aerolift'. in succession to Sir Ben Lockspeiser, who became The new company will be concerned initially with setting up an aeradio maintenance organization simi­ Secretary to the Department of Scientific and Indus­ Kayser, Ellison Changes lar to those already established by International Acra­ trial Research on May 1. As a result of reorganization in the Sales Depart­ dio Limited at Bovingdon, Cairo and Karachi. ment of Kayser, Ellison & Co. Ltd., Carlisle Works, For the last three years Mr Garner has been Prin­ Sheffield, the following appointments have been cipal Director of Scientific Research (Air) in the Min­ made: istry of Supply. New I.A.T.A. President Mr C. E. Wragg, who hitherto has been Assistant The next President of I.A.T.A. (International Air to the Chairman and Joint Managing Director, Transport Association) is to be Dr Albert Plesman, The College of Aeronautics becomes Sales Manager. Founder and President of K.L.M., Royal Dutch Mr Watson Taylor, who previously has been Assist­ The Board of Governors have appointed Wing Airlines. He took office at the opening session of the ant Commercial Manager, becomes Commercial Commander C. G. B. McClure, A.F.C., B.A., I.A.T.A. general meeting, held at The Hague from Manager. A.R.Ae.S., as head of the Department of Flight. September 12 to 16. He succeeds M. Gilbert Perier, Wing Commander McClure has held an appoint­ President of SABENA, the Belgian airline. A. C. Wickman Appointment ment in the Aircraft Branch of the Ministry of Civil Mr G. R. Marsh, hitherto Sales Director, has now Aviation since 1946. He was previously Chief Test been appointed Assistant Managing Director to Two New Rolls-Royce Directors Pilot at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farn- A. C. Wickman Limited, of Tile Hill, Coventry. borough. In 1945 he completed a course at the Empire The Directors of Rolls-Royce announce that Mr Mr Marsh joined A. C. Wickman Limited in 1934 Test Pilots School. W. A. Robotham, M.I.Mech.E., Chief Engineer, and was made a Director in 1940. thread sizes, workmanship and finish, permissible variations in dimensions and materials. It also gives the minimum distance at which the nipples can be British Standard Specifications mounted to permit application of the appropriate lubricating connector. Copies of the following Specifications can be obtained, at the prices indicated, from THE BRITISH Parts 1 and 2 arc published separately and deal with STANDARDS INSTITUTION, 28 Victoria Street, London, SW1 lubricating nipples and adaptors for machinery and vehicles and heavy duty lubricating nipples respec­ tively. B.S. No. 185, 1949.—Glossary of Aeronautical Terms, The overlap ratio of helical bevel gear teeth comes Price 2s. post free. Part 2: Power Plant, Propellers, Auxiliary Services, into prominence because it is now rightly used in assessing load capacity. The basic tooth form is de­ Since the publication of the 1940 edition of this fined more accurately than heretofore and the method glossary, very great developments have taken place in B.S. No. 1542: 1949.—Equipment for Eye and Face of determining appropriate addendum modification many branches of aeronautics and many new terms Protection During Welding.—This Standard is com­ covers every case likely to occur in normal practice. have come into general use and need accurate defini­ plementary to B.S. 679, Protective Filters for Welding. tion. A thorough revision with considerable extension Inconsistencies in the previous formulae for toler­ It specifics standard dimensions for filter glasses, therefore became necessary. ance on pitch arc avoided in the simpler ones that now together with the requirements for essential points of This is particularly so in the field of gas turbines replace them and the new expressions for load capac­ design and manufacture and the materials which may and jet propulsion, and in view of the importance of ity include important factors that were ignored or be used for this equipment. The Standard covers standardizing the nomenclature in this subject it has inadequately represented in the 1934 edition of this spectacles, goggles, facemasks, helmets, hand-shields been considered advisable to issue Part 2 of the revised standard. and screens; it includes recommendations on the use edition of B.S. 185, dealing with these sections of the As before, there are a number of typical calculations of these types of equipment and also deals with the subject, in advance of other parts. In addition to terms of load capacity worked out in detail and the factors question of screening welding operators to avoid relating to piston engines, gas turbines and jet propul­ used in them are determined from charts that have injury and distraction to other workers in the shop. sion, sections devoted to propellers and auxiliary been re-drawn to improve accuracy and case of read­ services are included. Pictures of typical equipment arc included in this ing. In such calculations a 'life factor' is now used to Standard. Price 2s. post free. Price 3s.' post free. take into account the length of life expected from the gears under consideration. Price 7s. 6d. post free. B.S. 545: 1949.—Bevel Gears. Sale of Oversea Standards in the United Kingdom This new edition of B.S. 545 represents a complete It appears that it is not sufficiently well known that B.S. No. 1486: 1949. Part 3:—Lightweight Miniature revision of its predecessor and is the result of an ex­ the British Standards Institution acts as the agent in Lubricating Nipples. ceptional amount of painstaking work by the Com­ the United Kingdom of all oversea national standards mittee responsible for it. The previous edition contains This is the third in the series of British Standards organizations. certain features that have lasted from a time when few which has been drawn up to standardize the overall At the present time, when every possible avenue for were disposed to question them, only to be discarded dimensions and thread sizes of lubricating nipples. export is being explored, many concerns write direct in an age when critics arc numerous, knowledgeable This standard deals with the aluminium alloy lubrica­ to standards organizations oversea, only to be re­ and indifferent to tradition. ting nipple which is suitable for use where a small, ferred to the B.S.I. lightweight nipple is required. It is identical with that The definitions have been revised with exceptional used on aircraft (AGS 554). It does not deal with the Much time and money will be saved by applying diligence and the aim has been to combine rigour and internal construction of the nipple. to the British Standards Institution, for all informa­ brevity without pedantic wording but it is too much to hope that no purist will find any fault in them. The standard provides for overall dimensions and tion regarding standards, both home and oversea. October 1949 335

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