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Ministry of Supply Appointment The Ministry of Supply announces that Dr W. H. Penley has been promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief Scientific Officer, and has been appointed Senior Superintendent, Guided Weapons, Radar Research A monthly feature giving news of recent Government and professional Establishment, Malvern. appointments, industrial developments and business changes, etc. Monks & Crane Appointments Messrs Monks & Crane Ltd., Stanhope Street, Bir mingham 12, announce that Mr D. W. Thomas, pre viously the Supplies Director, is now Joint Managing Director, with Mr E. C. Martin. Mr A. H. Barton, previously Commercial Manager, and Mr V. G. Eyre, A.P.V.-Paramount College, Oxford, where he obtained an honours de previously General Sales Manager, are both ap gree in physics. He has been a member of the staff of A.P.V.-Paramount Ltd., Wandsworth Park, S.W. 18, pointed to the Board of Directors. the Research Department of Gloster Aircraft Co. Ltd. announce that Mr J. F. B. Jackson, B.Sc, A.R.I.C, F.I.M., has joined their Board as director in charge of D. J . Engineering Co, Ltd. Normalair and AIResearch their new foundries producing castings in special D. J. Engineering Co. Ltd., 51 St Dunstans Road, Normalair Limited, of Yeovil, Somerset, have con steels and non-ferrous alloys, that were opened at cluded a new agreement with the AIResearch Com Hanwell, London, W.7, precision engineers and sheet Crawley, Sussex, early last year. Mr Jackson has re pany of Los Angeles, whereby they are now able to metal workers, have acquired the share capital of linquished his position as Director of the British Steel offer the full range of components required to cover Wilson & Pearce Limited, Beaconsfield, Bucks. The Castings Research Association. acquisition enables D. J. Engineering to expand fur every aspect of cabin air conditioning. ther their services to the aircraft industry, as the Prior to this, Normalair were already manufactur A.E.R.A.'s Move Beaconsfield factory will more than treble their exist ing cabin pressure controllers, discharg: valves, air Association pour I'Encouragement a la Recherche ing space. The plant includes planing machines, flow controllers, humidifiers and non-return valves, Aeronautique, has moved to 1 Rue de Courty, Paris, centerless grinders, boring machines, etc. etc. Under the new agreement, they now have taken Vile. Wilson & Pearce will continue to supply specialist up the manufacture of air turbine refrigerators and wood working machinery. The Board of D. J. Engin pneumatic temperature control, two mijor fields of Birlec eering will, in future, control and direct the policy activity of the AIResearch Company. The Mond Nickel Company Limited, Thames of both companies. House, Embankment, on behalf of its parent com Short Bros. & Harland Appointment Major J. Vivian Holman, A.F.R.Ae.S., M.I.Ac.S., pany, The International Nickel Company of Canada continues to act as aeronautical consultant both to the Short Bros. & Harland Ltd. announce the appoint Limited, announces that the sale by Mond of its wholly- main company and its new subsidiary. Both factories ment of Captain (E) P. D. Oliver, C.B.E., M.I.M.E.. owned subsidiary Birlec to A.E.I, has been agreed. are A.I.D. approved. R.N.(Retd.), as liaison officer to H.M. Services and Birlec will operate as an individual company within to the fighting services of friendly Powers equipped the A.E.I. Group. Mr George P. Tinker will continue Marconi Appointment with aircraft of Short design or manufacture. as managing director and Mr T. G. Tanner and Mr Group-Captain R. C. Richmond has been ap J. H. Crossley as executive directors. Tiltman Langley Laboratories pointed to Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co. Ltd., Chelmsford, Essex, for duties in connexion with the Tiltman Langley Laboratories Ltd., research and Bristol Appointment Company's aeronautical radio business. His office will development engineers, of Redhill, Surrey, have ac The Bristol Aeroplane Company Limited, Filton be in Marconi House, Strand, London, W.C.2. quired a controlling interest in Mid-Century Engin; House, Bristol, announces that Air Commodore F. R. eering Ltd., of Cranleigh. This will enable Tiltman Banks, has been elected to the Board of Directors. Marsden-Mercer Merger Langley to increase their production potential in deal ing with several new large contracts already received Two of the oldest manufacturers of nuts and bolts College of Aeronautics by the Company and to cope with further contracts in the North of England are linked in the acquisition now being negotiated. The Governors of the College of Aeronautics, Cran- of the interests of Edward Mercer Ltd., Hollinwood, With the exception of Mr V. C. Jessup, Managing field, Bletchley, Bucks, have appointed Dr J.A.J. near Oldham, by Samuel Marsden & Son Ltd., of Altrincham Street, Manchester. Mr F. Lord, the Director of Mid-Century Engineering Ltd., the other Bennett, Professor of Aerodynamics, in succession to Managing Director of Samuel Marsden, continues to directors of this Company have retired, and have been Professor A. D. Young, who has been appointed direct the sales policy of the companies, and Mr A. replaced by Mr M. Langley and Mr L. D. Neeves, Professor of Aeronautical Engineering at Queen Mercer, who joins the Board of Samuel Marsden & Managing Director and Secretary respectively of Mary College, University of London, in succession to Son Ltd., will be particularly responsible for sales at Tiltman Langley Laboratories Ltd. Mid-Century the late Dr N. A. V. Piercy. Hollinwood. Engineering was formed in 1949 and has complete The award of the Perring scholarship for the two- A.I.D. and A.R.B. approval. year course which begins in October, 1954, has been Marsh Brothers New Director made to Mr G. E. Smith, 12 Grenoble Gardens, Pal C. C. Wakefield Managing Director mers Green, London, N.13. Mr Smith was educated at Marsh Brothers & Co. Ltd., makers of steel and Glendale Grammar School, London, and graduated engineers' tools, of Ponds Steel Works, Sheffield, an The Board of C. C. Wakefield & Company Limited, at Imperial College where he obtained a first-class nounce that Mr R. M. L. Marsh has been appointed 46 Grosvenor Street, W.1, announces that, as from honours degree in civil engineering. to the Board of Directors from October I, 1954. October 1, Mr Leonard M. Broadway has taken over the position of Managing Director from Mr Alonzo The award of the English Electric Research Fellow Mr Marsh joined the firm, who are celebrating their Limb, who has had to relinquish this office owing to ship in Aeronautics for the academic year 1954-1955 tercentenary this year, on completion of his National ill-health. has been made to Mr M. E. Filby, 6 Hillview Avenue, Service in November, 1949, and is the third member Brockworth, Gloucester. Mr Filby is a former student Mr Limb will continue as a Director of the Com of the eleventh generation of his family to be con of Crypt Grammar School, Gloucester, and of Lincoln pany. nected with the company. Dawe Instruments in Industry Rolla-Bench [Dawe Instruments Ltd., 99 Uxbridge Road, Lon [Shandon Scientific Company, 6 Cromwell Place, TRADE PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED don, W.5] S.W.7] Extrusions in Hiduminium Sankey's Super Acid-Resisting Cement Gas Carburising [High Duty Alloys Ltd., Slough, Bucks] [Wild-Barfield Electric Furnaces Ltd., Elecfurn [J. H. Sankey & Son, Ltd., Aldwych House, W.C.2] The Bell Rotor System Works, Watford By-Pass, Watford, Herts] Silicone Insulating Compound [Bell Aircraft Corp., Fort Worth 1, Texas, U.S.A.] [Midland Silicones Ltd., 19 Upper Brook Street, G.E.C. Research Development Achievement W.1] The Short Seamew—Light Anti-Submarine Aircraft G.E.C. Heavy Alloy—For the Aircraft Industry [Short Bros. & Harland Ltd., Queen's Island, [The General Electric Co. Ltd., Magnet House, Remote-Gyro Azimuth—Flight Data Aystem Belfast.] Kingsway, W.C.2] Remote-Gyro Attitude—Flight Data System Helicopter Gyro Horizon—Type H.L.4 Aero Research Technical Notes Lattice Shell [Sperry Gyroscope Co. Ltd., Great West Road, Bulletin No. 136. Machinery and Equipment [Scaffolding (Gt. Britain) Ltd., Mitcham, Surrey] Bulletin No. 140. 'Araldite' Brentford, Middx.] [Aero Research Ltd., Duxford, Cambridge] Vietum—New Method of covering rods, tubes and bars Current Ratings for Aluminium Cables by shrinkage Paper Insulated Power Cables List of Publications [Lacrinod Products Ltd., Gidca Park, Essex] Plastic Cables and Flexible Cords List of Films, Film Strips and Wall Charts [Cable Makers Association, High Holborn House, [The Aluminium Development Association, 33 The Blackburn Universal—Brochure B100/l Issue 2 52/54 High Holborn, London, W.C.I] Grosvenor Street, W.l] [Blackburn and General Aircraft Ltd., Brought, E. Yorks] Advance Information on New Radio and Television Avio-Diepen Components [Ypenburg Airport, The Hague, Holland] The Vickers Viscount The PV95 V.H.F. Aerial Multicoupler (Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd., Weybridge, Surrey] Barrymounts—Catalogue 504-B [The Plessey Company Ltd., Ilford, Essex] Air-Damped Barrymounts—Type 780, 770 and 6475 Tin-Zinc Alloy Plating [Cementation (Muffelite) Ltd., 39 Victoria Street, Pioneer Oil Seals Catalogue [The Tin Research Institute, Fraser Road, Green- S.W.I] [Cottontree Works, Colne, Lancashire] ford, Middx.] 398 Aircraft Engineering
Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology – Emerald Publishing
Published: Nov 1, 1954
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