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TRADE PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED Twenty Years of Progress [British Institute of Engineering Technology, Shakespeare House, Stratford Place, W.l] A monthly feature giving news of recent Government and professional appointments, Ediswan Microfilm Readers industrial developments and business changes, etc. [The Edison Swan Electric Co. Ltd., 155 Charing Cross Road, W.C.2] Metalastik Bush Catalogue, 1950 Arc Welding Film A. C. Wickman—New Area Manager, Birmingham [Metalastik Ltd., Evington Valley Road, Leicester] Office The Quari-Arc Company Limited of Bilston, Fox Steels Staffs., announce the completion of an instructional Mr George Kelway has been appointed Area [The United Steel Companies Ltd., 17 Westbourne film on arc welding, which runs for 20 minutes and is Manager in Birmingham in succession to Mr C. R. Road, Sheffield, 10] 16 mm. sound and printed in Kodachrome colour. It Perks, who is leaving England shortly to establish and Dunlop Developments for the Aircraft Industry shows the way in which a weld is made and principles manage a new A. C. Wickman branch factory at [Dunlop Rubber Co. Ltd., St James's House, to be followed in producing good welds. Copies arc Mentone, Melbourne, Austfalia. St James's Street, S.W.1] available free of charge on application to the Com Mr Kelway has been with the company since 1932, 'Antisep' All-Purpose Base pany and arrangements can be made for the hire of and for the past five years has specialized in machine sound projector and operators if desired. [Edgar Vaughan & Co. Ltd., Legge Street, Birm tool sales in the London area. He is an ex-apprentice ingham, 4] of Alfred Herbert Ltd., and has been employed suc B.E.A.C. Chairman cessively with English Electric Company of Rugby Rotax CT0101 Gas Turbine Starter and B.S.A. Tools of Birmingham, prior to joining [Rotax Ltd., Willesden Junction, N.W.10] The Minister of Civil Aviation has extended the A. C. Wickman. During the war he was loaned by term of appointment of Lord Douglas of Kirtleside as Drying Ovens the company to the Ministry of Supply, Machine Chairman of British European Airways Corporation [Funditor Ltd., 3 Woodbridge Street, E.C.1] Tool Control as Technical Adviser. until March 13, 1954. His original appointment, Cold Pressure Welding dated March 14, 1949, was for three years, and his [The General Electric Co. Ltd., Magnet House, Wood Preservation Conference term has thus been extended to cover a five-year Kingsway, W.C.2] period. The Chairman of B.O.A.C. holds his office The British Wood Preserving Association is holding Facts About Degreasing for a similar term. a Convention at Cambridge from June 25-27, 1951, [Basol Ltd., 16 Bolton Street, Piccadilly, W.l] with headquarters at Gonville and Caius College. Aero Research Technical Notes A number of papers related to various aspects of The Birmingham Small Arms Company Limited Bulletin No. 97. Veneering with Aerolite K wood preservation are being contributed by authori Mr James Leek, C.B.E., Mr James Maclaren [Aero Research Ltd., Duxford, Cambridge] ties overseas and in this country, and these will be (Managing Director of B.S.A. Tools Ltd.), and Mr J. 'Planocop' Document Copying Developer discussed on June 26 and 27. Sangstcr have been elected Directors of the Birming 'Cobrol' Bromide Paper Developer Further particulars may be obtained from the ham Small Arms Company Limited. [May & Baker Ltd., Dagenham] Secretary, British Wood Preserving Association, The Company also announces that it has acquired 21 College Hill, London, E.C.4. E. H. J. 12½ ton Unit Press the share capital of the Triumph Engineering Com [E. H. Jones (Machine Tools) Ltd., Garantools pany Limited, the Management of which will be E. D. Wynn's Move House, Portslade, Sussex] conducted by its own Board of Directors. D.M.E. Distance Measuring Equipment E. D. Wynn & Co., stockists of aircraft instruments [Ferranti Ltd., Hollinwood, Lanes.] and electrical accessories, announce that they have College of Aeronautics—New Principal 77K? Use of Aluminium Alloys in Structural Engineering acquired more modern premises on Staverton aero [The Aluminium Development Association, 33 drome, which include a fully equipped modern air The Governors of the College of Aeronautics, Grosvenor Street, W.l] craft instrument laboratory and bonded store. Cranfield, Bedfordshire, announce the appointment Vickers Overseas News. Winter 1950-51—The Choice of Air Marshal Sir Victor Goddard, K.C.B., C.B.E., The new postal address, as from March 27, 1951, of a Wind Tunnel M.A., who lately retired from the post of Air Member is E. D. Wynn & Co., Staverton Aerodrome, Chelten for Technical Services, to succeed Mr E. F. Relf, ham Road, Gloucester. Telephone, Churchdown 3264 [Vickers Ltd., Broadway, Westminster, S.W.1] C.B.E., A.R.C.S., F.R.Ae.S., F.R.S., as Principal of (3 lines); telegraphic address, 'Wynn, Gloucester.' The Acru Finger Tools the College. Air Marshal Sir Victor Goddard will [The Acru Electric Tool Manufacturing Co. Ltd., take up his duties on September 1, 1951. New R.Ae.S, President 123 Hyde Road, Ardwick, Manchester, 12] The Development of Technological Education for Pro Major F. B. Halford, C.B.E., F.R.Ae.S., Vice- duction Engineers New Director of Hawker Aircraft President, has been elected President of the Royal [The Institution of Production Engineers, 36 Port- Aeronautical Society for the year 1951-1952, and will Mr Edward H. Jefferson has been named a Direc man Square, W.l] take office on May 10, 1951, at the annual general tor of Hawker Aircraft Limited, of Kingston-on- Gear Shaving Cutters meeting. Thames, Surrey, a member company of the Hawker [David Brown (Huddersfield) Ltd., Park Gear Siddeley Group. Shell-Mex Managing Director Works, Huddcrsficld] Mr Jefferson has been with Hawker Aircraft for Miniature Ball Bearings. Mounting Bulletin No. 1 30 years. His first job was in the inspection depart Mr C. M. Merrick, Managing Director of Shcll- [Miniature Bearings Ltd., 192 Sloane Street, S.W.1] ment. In 1922 he became the Company's only inspec Mex and B.P. Ltd., Shell-Mex House, Strand, W.C.2, Elastomeric Engineering Examples tor and rose to be Chief Inspector from 1938-1947. has retired. He is succeeded by Mr C. M. Vignoles, [Andre Rubber Co. Ltd., Kingston By-Pass, O.B.E. He was appointed Quality Controller in 1947, Surbiton] which post he will continue to hold in his new B.S.A. Acme-Gridley Six-Spindle Automatic Bar capacity. Silentbloc in Australia Machine Silentbloc flexible bearings, anti-vibration mount [B.S.A. Tools Ltd., Mackadown Lane, Marston Mond Nickel Fellowships ings and flexible couplings are to be made in Australia. Green, Birmingham] Mr P. J. de Steiger, B.E.E., M.Mech.E., A.M.I.E. Aero Research Technical Notes The Mond Nickel Fellowships Committee now in (Aust.), A.F.A.I.M., who spent 1950 in England Bulletin No. 98. Bonding of Rubber to Metal vites applications for five Fellowships of average value studying the manufacture and application of Silent- of £750 each for 1951. Fellowships will be awarded to [Aero Research Ltd., Duxford, Cambridge] bloc products, has been appointed Technical Manager. selected candidates of British nationality with degree Mailing 'Palatrucs' and 'Palastaca' Silentbloc (Australia) Pty. Ltd., is jointly owned by or equivalent qualifications, to enable them to obtain [Matling Ltd., 14 Ossington Street, W.2] Leggett Products Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, manufac wider experience and additional training in industrial The Modern Way: The Westland Sikorsky S-51 turers of engineering rubber, and Silentbloc Ltd., establishments, at home or abroad, to make them Helicopter Victoria Gardens, Ladbroke Road, W.11. Their more suitable for future employment in senior tech [Westland Aircraft Ltd., Yeovil, Somerset] address is Doonside Street, Richmond, E.l, Victoria. nical and administrative positions in British Metal 'Marlco' Two-Speed Press lurgical Industries. Each Fellowship will cover one [W. H. Marley & Co. Ltd., 105 High Road, South- full working year. Applicants will be required to state Smart & Brown Machine Tools gate, N.11] details of the programme they wish to carry out. 'Avica' Stainless Steel Flexible Pipe Assemblies Smart & Brown (Machine Tools) Ltd., of 24-25 Particulars and form of application are available from [Avica Equipment Ltd., 50 Pall Mall, S.W.1] Manchester Square, London, W.I (Works: Sabel the Secretary, Mond Nickel Fellowships Committee, Bakelite Progress, Winter 1950-51 Works, London Road, Biggleswade, Beds) announce 4 Grosvenor Gardens, London, S.W.1. Completed [Bakelite Ltd., 12 Hobart Place, S.W.1] that they arc in no way connected with Smart & Brown application forms arc required by June 1, 1951. (Engineers) Limited, which has recently been acquired Thermal Insulation by Thorn Electrical Industries Ltd., of 105 Judd Working with Onazote Street, London, W.C.1. [Expanded Rubber Co. Ltd., 675 Mitcham Road, Normalair Limited Croydon] Owing to the increasing scope and activities of the Research in Industry Trinity Designs & Methods Limited Normalair Ltd. of Yeovil, additional plant and equip [Tiltman Langley Laboratories Ltd., Redhill Aero ment is being installed to enlarge the capacity for The formation is announced of a new company drome, Surrey] dealing with development and production work. known as Trinity Designs & Methods Ltd., at Gros The College of Aeronautics The following appointments have been made: venor Gardens House, Grosvenor Gardens, S.W.I. [The College of Aeronautics, Cranfield, Bedford- Mr E. C. Wheeldon, Managing Director; Mr W. M. Trinity Designs & Methods Ltd., are technical con shire] Widgery, a Director and Chief Engineer; Comdr sultants, tool designers and method engineers, and arc The Brush-Aboe Group Commonwealth Scholarship F. W. N. Bassett, a Director and Commercial Mana already responsible for the design of a number of Scheme ger; the Hon Charles M. McLaren, a Director; Mr intricate tool sets for well-known manufacturing [The Brush Electrical Engineering Co. Ltd., C. T. Jones, Secretary. concerns. Loughborough] 152 Aircraft Engineering
Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology – Emerald Publishing
Published: May 1, 1951
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