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Tiltman Langley Laboratories Ltd. A new company with the above title has been Trade Announcements formed to take over the research and development work of the partnership Tiltman & Langley, of 17 Coventry Street, W.1, with workshops and labora Under this heading are published monthly news of recent professional appointments, tories at Redhill aerodrome. The Directors are: Mr. industrial developments and business changes, etc. C. H. Roberts (Chairman), Mr. Marcus Langley (Managing Director), Mr A. Hessell Tiltman (Tech Aeroplastics Ltd. ger of Field Aircraft Services Ltd., Main Terminal nical Director), and Mr G. D. Duguid. Mr J. J. This subsidiary of the Fairey Aviation Company Building, Croydon Airport. His telephone number is Cerritsen is Chief Engineer. Limited, of which Mr. J. Ballantyne is Managing Croydon 7777. This Company forms part of the Director, has opened separate offices at 29 Bucking Hunting Aviation Group of Luton Airport, Beds. J . P . Udal ham Street, Strand, W.C.2 (Telephone: Temple Bar This firm has moved to Interlock Works, Count 0979), to deal with the export sales side of the business Road, Birmingham, 12. Guest, Keen & Nettlefolds Ltd. under Mr. Gordon. Aeroplastic is a resin-bonded Sir Samuel R. Beale has retired from the chairman fibre-base material of thermo-setting type sufficiently Wellworthy Piston Rings Ltd. ship of Guest, Keen & Nettlefolds Ltd., while retaining strong to be used structurally in a wide range of his scat on the Board and remaining Chairman of The Croydon branch of this firm has moved from articles in addition to its applications in aircraft, for Joseph Sankey & Sons Ltd. Mr. J. H. Jolley has been 246 High Street to 61 South End, Croydon, Surrey which it was originally developed. elected Chairman in his place. (Telephone: Croydon 6121/2). The Air Survey Company Ltd. This Company, which is also a subsidiary of the Kelvin Medal A. C. Wickman Ltd. Fairey Aviation Company Limited, of Hayes, Middle The Kelvin Gold Medal for 1947, which is awarded Mr. Allan Smith has assumed charge of the New sex, under the direction of Group-Captain F. C. V. triennially for eminent service to engineering science in castle office of A. C. Wickman Ltd., Tile Hill, Coven Laws, has recently acquired Acrographics Ltd., which those branches with which Lord Kelvin was specially try, under Mr J. Macgregor of the Glasgow office. is engaged in map making. associated, has been awarded to Air Commodore Mr W. V. Hodgson has been transferred from London F. G. Whittle. The last award was made in 1938 to Sir to Coventry, Mr F. Ellis becoming acting manager Alvis Ltd. J. J. Thomson. of the London office at 10 Princes Street, S.W.I. Captain G. T. Smith-Clarke, Director, Chief En gineer and General Manager of Alvis Ltd., Coventry, Rolls-Royce Ltd. Zirconal Limited has been appointed Chairman of the newly-formed Lieutenant Colonel M. O. Darby retired from the A new firm with the above title has been formed in Automobile Division of the Institution of Mechanical position of London Aero Sales Manager of Rolls- conjunction with Silicon (Organic) Developments Engineers. Royce Ltd., on September 30. He had been with the Ltd., of 11 Cavendish Place, W.1, as a production unit Field Aircraft Services Ltd. Company since 1934. The London office of Rolls- for the manufacture of synthetic Mullite and Zircon Mr. Paul Godfrey has been appointed Sales Mana Royce Ltd. is at 15 Conduit Street, W.1. refractory compounds. Secretary, National Union of General and Municipal Workers); Group Captain R. C. Civil Aviation Committees Hockey (Director, Flight Department, College of Aeronautics); Captain J. W. G. James (Chairman The Minister of Civil Aviation has appointed (iv) to consider and make recommendations with of the British Air Line Pilots' Association); Dr. the members of the two official Committees set up regard to the education, recruitment and R. L. James (High Master of St. Paul's School); in July last with the following terms of reference: training of personnel recruited from sources The Marquess of Londonderry (Master of the other than the Services, with a view to Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators; Secretary (a) Committee on Licensing, Recruitment and balancing the numbers of the latter as may be of State for Air 1931-35); Sir Eustace Pulbrook Training of Civil Aviation personnel necessary for Civil Air Transport; (late Chairman of Lloyds); Wing Commander J. Roland Robinson (Member of Parliament; (i) To review the present arrangements (includ (v) to advise generally on the measures necessary Wing Commander, R.A.F.V.R.); Sir Miles ing the procedure for medical examination) and appropriate, to meet the probable needs Thomas (Vice-Chairman of the Nuffield Organi for the issue of personnel licences in Civil of personnel for British civil aviation, whilst zation). Aviation and to make recommendations for equally ensuring that such employment shall such modifications as may be deemed desir offer reasonable careers. able, taking into account the new categories Certification of Aircraft and Approval of of licences and tests that are in immediate Equipment (b) Committee on Certification of Aircraft and prospect; Approval of Equipment Chairman: Air Commodore W. Helmore; T o consider, and make recommendations Vice-Chairman: Group Captain C. A. B . Wilcock; (ii) to consider and make recommendations with with regard to, the conditions of and proce Members: Air Vice Marshal D. C. T. Bennett regard to the steps which should be taken to dure for the certification of civil aircraft and (Director and Managing Director, British South ensure that an adequate flow of aircrews and the approval of navigational and other equip American Airways Corporation); Flight Lieu ground personnel of the different essential ment, whether airborne or on the ground, tenant F. Beswick (Member of Parliament and categories will be available in the increasing employed in their construction, operation pilot in Transport Command during the war); numbers needed (whether for scheduled ser and maintenance. Mr. H. Brotherton (National Joint Council for vices, charter work or private activities or for Civil Aviation); Group Captain P. W. S. Bulman ground work) as civil air transport develops; (Warden of the Guild of Air Pilots and Air Licensing, Recruitment and Training of Civil Navigators; aircraft test pilot and consultant); (iii) to compare the standards required of air Aviation Personnel Mr. W. S. Farren (A. V. Roe & Co. Ltd.); Sir crews and ground personnel for Service and Chairman: Group Captain C. A. B. Wilcock; Allen Gordon-Smith (S. Smith & Sons (Eng Civil Aviation purposes and to make recom Vice-Chairman: Air Commodore W. Helmore; land) Ltd.); Captain A. G. Lamplugh (British mendations with a view to enabling com Members: Air Commodore H. G. Brackley Aviation Insurance Co. Ltd.); Captain Neville petent personnel of all categories to be avail (British Overseas Airways Corporation); Lord Stack (Hunting Air Travel Ltd.); Mr C. O. able for Civil Aviation from Service sources Dukeston, C.B.E. (member of the National Civil Stanley (Managing Director, Pye Ltd.). after as little additional training as possible; Aviation Consultative Council; late General LINCOLN ARC-WELDING AWARDS Air Registration Board Notices The Trustees of the James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation, of Cleveland 1, Ohio, U.S.A., have an British Civil Airworthiness Requirements nounced the awards in its $200,000 Design-for- 1. The following amendments and additions 4. (1) Contents, Issue 10. Progrcss Competition. (2) Amended Subsections A.26, A.27, C.2, C.3, to British Civil Airworthiness Requirements are The principal prize of $13,200 goes to P. F. C.9, and Z.6. issued: Hackethal, chief engineer; C. C. Mart, shop super (3) New Subsections C.8, C.10, C.16, C.17, and intendent, and D. W. Hamilton, welding foreman, of (1) Foreword, Issue 6, October 1, 1947. Z.9. the Aeromatic Propeller Department, The Koppers (2) New Section 'L' (which replaces Sub 5. Remove from folder and file, Contents, Issue 9, Co., Baltimore, Maryland, for their joint paper on the sections A.28 and A.29, with Appendices.) arid insert Contents, Issue 10. development of a welded design of a variable-pitch 6. Remove from folder and destroy all previous 2. Remove from folder and destroy Foreword, propeller hub for light aeroplanes. issues of the amended Subsections detailed in para. Issue 5, and insert Foreword, Issue 6. Among the prizes awarded to British authors is one 4 (2) above, and insert the amended Subsections in 3. Remove from folder and destroy Subsection of $250 to P. P. Hill, of 37 Kenmore Crescent, Bristol, their appropriate places as listed in Contents, Issue 10. A.28 and Subsection A.29 with Appendices. for a paper on an arc-welded mounting for a gas- 7. Insert the new Subsections detailed in para. 4 (3) Insert new Section 'L' in its appropriate alpha turbine aero-engine. Mr Hill is a designer at the above in their appropriate places, as listed in Contents, betical order. Bristol Aeroplane Co. Ltd., Filton, Bristol. Issue 10. 368 Aircraft Engineering
Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology – Emerald Publishing
Published: Nov 1, 1947
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