L. L. Bolt, Esq., Works Director, Davey, Pax- man & Co. Ltd. J. O. Bowley, Esq., General Works Manager, A.E.C. Ltd. J. W. Garton, Esq., Chairman and Managing A monthly feature giving news of recent Government and professional Director, The Hoffmann Manufacturing Co. Ltd. A. Griffiths, Esq., Director and General Manager, F. Perkins Ltd. appointments, industrial developments and business changes, etc. G. L. Hack, Esq., Asst. General Manager, Bristol Aeroplane Co. Ltd. I. T. Morrow, Esq., Deputy Managing Director, Brush Electrical Engineering Co. Ltd. J. B. Stevenson, Esq., Managing Director, E.M.I. Factories Ltd. Bristol Aeroplane Company EFCO R. Wonfor, Esq., Managing Director, Powers- Changes in the organization of the Aircraft Division EFCO Limited has formed a subsidiary Company Samas Accounting Machines Ltd. of the Bristol Aeroplane Company Ltd. took effect on in South Africa, in collaboration with its South July 1. Dr W. J. Strang is appointed Chief Designer African agents, D. Drury & Co., Ltd. The new com (Fixed Wing Aircraft). He, with Mr R. Hafner (Chief pany is named EFCO (South Africa) (Proprietary) Plessey Co. Designer, Helicopters) and Mr D. J. Farrar (Chief Ltd., and has an Authorized Capital of £ S.A.50,000. The Plessey Co. has formed a new company, the Designer, Guided Weapons), will be responsible to The Board will consist of J. A. Monks and J. C. Amar Tool and Gauge Co., for the production of Dr A. E. Russell, who relinquishes the title of Chief Howard, who are also Directors of EFCO Limited equipment formerly manufactured by the Tools and Designer and assumes that of Chief Engineer (Aircraft and, as South African members, A. D . Hodgson, R. P. Gauge Division. One of the directors, who will be Division). Hacking and H. G. Goyns. The Registered Office responsible for sales development, is Mr J. R. Thomas. The company has formed a new subsidiary to take is in Johannesburg. charge of its sales activities in New Zealand; it will The company will supply all types of Electric be known as The Bristol Aeroplane Company (New Furnace Equipment for melting and heat treatment Sabena Zealand) Limited and its offices will be in Wellington. of metals. Mr Anselme Vernicuwc who directs operations for The Company has been formed purely for representa Sabena, will now add the control of the commercial tion and does not imply any manufacturing or other Fairey Aviation activities of the Society to his present responsibilities. workshop activity as far as can at present be foreseen. The Fairey Aviation Company Limited has an To assist him in the commercial aspect of his duties, Directors are Sir Reginald Verdon Smith (Chairman), nounced that the appointment of Mr B. J. Hurren, Mr Valentin Pacco has been appointed Director of Air Commodore G. Carter (Managing Director), Sales Development Manager, terminates as from Sales, while Mr Marc Stainier becomes Director of Mr W. Masterton, Mr M. O. Barnett and Mr J. S. July 1, 1955. Operations and will be responsible to Mr Vernieuwe O'Loghlen. Mr N. E. Higgs, formerly the company's for all operational matters. agent in New Zealand, will act as consultant. Hawker Siddeley Mr James McOran Campbell has been appointed Mr M.N. Golovine, M.B.E., A.C.G.I.,A.F.R.Ae.S., Senior Technical Representative in Pakistan, in suc S.B.A.C. formerly Aero Sales Director of Armstrong Siddeley cession to Mr Noel Holman, who leaves Pakistan in Motors, has been appointed Director of A.T.S. Co. Mr Alexander F. Johnston has begun work as Press July after a tour of duty lasting four years. Ltd., a company of the Hawker Siddeley Group Officer of the Society of British Aircraft Constructors, Dr E. J. Warlow-Davies, B.A., D.Phil, B.Sc., is specializing in consultant and market survey work. in place of Mr R. T. R. Gill, who resigned. appointed Deputy Chief Engineer of the Engine Division and a member of the Divisional Board. Mr S. S. Tresilian, B.A. (Cantab.), A.F.R.Ae.S., The Institute of Welding Smiths Aircraft Instruments Limited A.M.I.Mech.E., M.S.A.E., becomes an Assistant Mr R. E. G. Weddell, Joint Managing Director Chief Engineer and Mr B. S. Massey, A.M.I.Mech.E., Eric Roy Sisson A.R.Ae.S., has been appointed of W. G. Allen & Sons (Tipton) Limited, has been A.F.R.Ae.S., an Assistant Chief Designer. Mr B. D. Technical Services Manager to Smiths Aircraft elected President of the Institute of Welding for Blackwell, M.A., B.Sc. (Eng.), A.F.R.Ae.S. has been Instruments Ltd. in succession to Mr Langmead who 1955/56. made Engineer-in-Charge of a new department for the died recently. Sir Charles Lillicrap, K.C.B., M.B.E., D.Sc. (Eng.), development of turbine blades. former Director of Naval Construction, has been Dr S. G. Hooker, Chief Engineer of the Engine elected Vice-President. Vickers-Armstrongs Division, has been awarded the silver medal of the Royal Aeronautical Society for his work as leader of Among the appointments to the Boards of the new Lufthansa the team responsible for the design of the Olympus subsidiary companies of Vickers-Armstrongs Limited, At its plenary session in Montreal, the International turbojet engine which is to power the Avro Vulcan the following receive Directorships for the first time. Civil Aviation Organization (l.C.A.O.) has elected delta-wing bomber. Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd: Mr J. Germany to be a full member of the organization. It Mr George Wright, General Manager of the Engine Anderson. is the sixty-seventh State to join this international Division since January 1952, is being released from Vickers-Armstrongs (Engineers) Ltd.: Rear- body. his appointment at August 31 at the request of the Admiral Sir Anthony Buzzard, Bart, C.B., D.S.O., This decision will now have to be ratified by the full Asquith Machine Tool Corporation Limited in order O.B.E.; Mr A. P. Wickens. session of the United Nations when it next meets. to accept a position as an Executive Director of the Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders) Ltd.: Rear- Asquith Machine Tool Corporation Limited and Admiral Sir Anthony Buzzard, Bart, C.B., D.S.O., certain of its subsidiary companies. Ministry of Supply O.B.E.; Commander M. Cunningham; Mr F. D. Mr George Hack, at present Assistant General Stickland. The Ministry of Supply announce that Dr R. Manager of the Company's Engine Division, will Cockburn, C.B., O.B.E., has been appointed Deputy succeed Mr Wright as General Manager of the Divi Controller of Electronics in succession to Rear sion and has been appointed a member of the Divi Wickman Ltd. Admiral G. Burghard, C.B., D.S.O. (retired), whose sional Management Board. tour of duty has expired. Wickman Ltd. have recently concluded arrange ments for the sole representation in the U.K. of the Dr Cockburn, who is 44 years of age, has been British Oxygen following firms: Principal Director of Scientific Research, Guided The British Oxygen Co. Ltd. have appointed Air Weapons and Electronics, since March 1,1954. Before (1) Eumuco Aktiengesellschaft fur Maschin- Vice-Marshal D. V. Carnegie, C.B., C.B.E., A.F.C., that he was Scientific Adviser to the Air Ministry. enbau, Leverkuscn, Germany, Hydraulic and to carry out, on behalf of the company, liaison duties Mechanical Forging Machine Specialists, Manufac with the armed forces and Government departments. turers of Drop Hammers, Forging Rolls, Forging Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation and Upsetting Machines, and Forging Presses. Mr John Profumo, O.B.E., M.P., Joint Parlia Chloride Batteries (2) Nagel Maschinen-und Werkzeugfabrik mentary Secretary to the Ministry of Transport and Mr C. G. F. Pritchett, M.I.E.E., A.C.G.I., has G.m.b.H., Nurtingen/Wurtt, Germany, Manufac Civil Aviation, has appointed Mr K. A. Heathcote to taken over the position of Chief Engineer to Chloride turers of Vertical and Horizontal Honing Machines, be his Private Secretary. Batteries Ltd., Exide Works, Clifton Junction, Super-Finishing Machines for Brake Drums and Sir Gilmour Jenkins, K.C.B., K.B.E., M.C., Per Swinton, Manchester, in succession to the late Mr Super-Finishing Spindles. manent Secretary, has appointed Mr P. R. Sheaf to C. P. Lockton. The company has acquired all the issued ordinary be his Private Secretary. capital of Arthur Scrivener Ltd, Machine Tool Manu Consolidated Pneumatic facturers, Tyburn Road, Birmingham. New Principal of College of Aeronautics Mr Robert C. King, Ph.D., has retired from the Board of the Consolidated Pneumatic Tool Co. as The Governors of the College of Aeronautics have from July 1, 1955. appointed Professor Alfred John Murphy, M.Sc, F.I.M. as Principal of the College. He will take up his A CHAIR OF AERONAUTICAL appointment on October 1, 1955. Cossor Instrument Limited A. C. Cossor Limited have formed a new company. STRUCTURES PERA Cossor Instruments Limited. Dr J. H. Argyris, Reader in the Theory of Aero The Chairman is Lord Burghley, supported on At the tenth Annual General Meeting of the Pro duction Engineering Research Association in June nautical Structures, has been appointed to the new the Board by Mr J. S. Clark, Mr H. Chisholm, Mr the following were elected as new members of PERA Chair of Aeronautical Structures in the University H. T. Shepherd, and Mr L. A. Woodhead (General Council. of London, tenable at Imperial College. Manager). This University Chair is the first of its kind to The new company is located at Cossor House, W. Armstrong, Esq., Director, Armstrong be created in this country and the Commonwealth. Highbury Grove, London, N.5. (Leeds) Ltd. 27 0 Aircraft Engineering
Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology – Emerald Publishing
Published: Aug 1, 1955
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