The organization is to be known as Lodge Spark Plug Co. with registered offices at 1320 Venice Boule vard, Los Angeles, California. The Board of Directors consists of V. Martin-Jones (President), Managing Director, Lodge Plugs Ltd., England; B. D. Bacon A monthly feature giving news of recent Government and professional (Vice-President), Sales Manager, Lodge Plugs Ltd., England; A. J. Ayers (Secretary and Treasurer), Attorney-at-law (U.S.A.); J. Burnett, Chief Engineer, appointments, industrial developments and business changes, etc. Screw Products Corporation, U.S.A.; E. R. Jackson, Automotive Warehouse Service Inc., U.S.A. Air Survey Company Changes The Carbon Dioxide Company, Commercial Solvents Ministry of Supply Appointment (G.B.) Ltd., D.C.L. Engineering Division (Southern The Fairey Aviation Company Ltd. announces The Ministry of Supply announce that Dr J. W. Office), D.C.L. Industrial Alcohol Division, D.C.L. from 24 Bruton Street, W. 1, that the following changes Drinkwater, O.B.E., has been appointed Director of Transport Department, D.C.L. Industrial Group Pub have been made to the Board of its subsidiary Air Engine Research and Development in succession to licity Dept., D.C.L. Yeast and Malt Extract Dept., Survey Co. Ltd.: Mr R. H. Weir who recently became Principal The Distillers Company (Biochemicals) Limited, F. A. Mr C. H. Chichester Smith has retired from the Director. Hughes & Company Ltd., Honeywill & Stein Ltd., Chairmanship and Board of the Company to enable and The Methylating Company Ltd. him to concentrate on the Weapon Division at The Associated with these changes, Magnesium Elek- R.A.E. Appointment Fairey Aviation Co. Ltd. tron Ltd. will move to Distillers House, 20/21 St Group Captain F. C. V. Laws, has been appointed The Ministry of Supply announces that Mr L. H. G. James's Square, S.W.I. (Telephone No.: WH1tehall Chairman of the Company and has been succeeded as Sterne has been promoted to the rank of Deputy 1040.) Managing Director by Colonel R. T. L. Rogers. Chief Scientific Officer and has been appointed Head Mr G. W. Hall, a Director of the parent Company, of the Naval Air Department of the Royal Aircraft de Havilland Aircraft has been elected as an additional Director to Air Establishment, Farnborough. Survey Company, whose Board now comprises: Mr P. W. Grigsby has been appointed production F. C. V. Laws, C.B., C.B.E., F.R.P.S., Chairman, manager of the de Havilland Hatfield aircraft factory Structural Aluminium Research Scholarship R. T. L. Rogers, M.A., F.R.I.C.S., R.E. (retd.), with effect from May 1, 1954, and is responsible for The Institution of Structural Engineers has accepted Managing Director, J. C. Macpherson, A.C.A., R. the control of the factory and its production. an offer by The Aluminium Development Association Fairey, G. W. Hall, A.F.R.Ae.S. (33 Grosvenor Street, W.1) of a Research Scholarship Dowty Canada Director to the value of £400 a year to enable the holder to B.S.891 Revision Dowty Group Limited, of Arle Court, Cheltenham, undertake research on some aspect of the application announces the appointment of Mr E. J. Nicholl to the A B.S.I. Committee is at present engaged in the of aluminium alloys to structures. The Scholarship Board of Directors of Dowty Equipment of Canada revision of B.S.891 : 1940—'Direct Reading Hard will be awarded in alternate years for a two year Limited. He remains the parent company's chief ness Testing (Rockwell Principle)'. In order that period. It is the intention of the Council of the designer. present day practice may be recognized in this re Institution to make the first Award in the near future vision the Committee would be grateful for any in order that the successful holder may commence his Folland Inspection Department information on the extent to which Rockwell scales investigations in October. Entries for the Scholarship other than A, B and C, are now in use. Letters should Mr S. Rymell has been appointed as from June 1 to be awarded this year close on July 15. The Scholar bear the reference MEE/37/9/1 and be sent direct to Deputy Chief Inspector of Folland Aircraft Ltd., ship is to be administered by the Institution and further the British Standards Institution, 2 Park Street, Hamble, Southampton. particulars, together with forms of entry, should be London, W.1. Folland's Chief Inspector is Mr E. H. S. Folland. obtained from the Secretary of the Institution of Structural Engineers, 11 Upper Belgrave Street, Canadian Titanium Plant The British Aluminium Co. Ltd. London, S.W.I. To further their interests in titanium, the Hawker The Directors of The British Aluminium Company Siddeley Group, of 35 Park Street, W.1, have bought Nov Wakefield and Company Director Limited, Norfolk House, St James's Square, S.W.1, Canadian Steel Improvement Ltd., at Etobicoke, announce that Mr George Boex retired from his Sir Cullum Welch, O.B.E., M.C., has joined the North Toronto. Joint Managing Directorship on July 4 when he Board of C. C. Wakefield & Company Limited, the The new Hawker Siddeley Group subsidiary has reached the retiring age, and was succeeded by Mr Castrol firm. He has been the Company's legal one of the most modern plants in Canada and was W. J. Thomas. adviser for over twenty-five years. formerly owned by the American concern, The Steel Mr Boex will remain a Director of the Company Sir Cullum succeeds upon the resignation of Improvement and Forge Company of Cleveland, and has agreed to carry out any special work as a Mr Holland Young Blades (73) who has served Ohio. consultant which the Board may ask him to undertake Wakefields ever since their foundation fifty-five Members of the new Board of Canadian Steel from time to time. years ago. Improvement are Sir Frank S. Spriggs and Sir Roy H. Dobson of Hawker Siddeley Group; Crawford British Joint Services Mission Wickman Limited Gordon, Jun., President of Avro Canada; H. G. The Ministry of Supply announces that Air Herrington, Managing Director of High Duty Alloys, Wickman Limited announce the appointment of Commodore L. R. S. Freestone, O.B.E., A.F.R.Ae.S., Slough, J. S. D. Tory, Cyril Luby, J. A. Wellings, at Mr G. C. Bateman as Direct Factory Representative has been appointed to succeed Air Commodore C. L. present Manager of the Castings Division of High for Lidkopings Mekaniska Verkstads Aktiebolag, Dann, C.B.E., as Director (Air) of Technical Services, Duty Alloys, and Fred McAlpine, Secretary-Treas Lidkoping, Sweden, and Ulvsunda Verkstader British Joint Services Mission, Washington, U.S.A., urer. Aktiebolag, Ulvsunda, Stockholm, in the United with effect from May 19, 1954. Kingdom and other countries. He will be located at Air Commodore Freestone has held the post of Hunting Percival Aircraft Ltd. Wickman Limited, Factored Machine Tool Division, Director of Armament Engineering in the Air Minis Fletchamstead Highway, Coventry. Percival Aircraft Limited, of Luton Airport, Beds, try since November 1952. Wickman Limited have appointed Mr B. Heaven announce that the name of their company has been as their own Sales Specialist for Lidkoping Centreless changed to Hunting Percival Aircraft Limited, thus British Oxygen Company Grinding Machines, etc., and U.V.A. Internal Grind identifying it more completely with the Hunting Mr R.J . Foster, D.F.C., A.F.C., has been appointed ing Machines for their exclusive territory of the Group of which it is a member company. by The British Oxygen Company Ltd., Bridgwater United Kingdom. The Company also announces that Mr John Wickman Limited also announce that Mr G. R. House, Cleveland Row, S.W.I, as their liaison Officer Crawford Cunningham has been appointed its Public Marsh, who has been a Director of the Company for for the Aircraft Industry, the Services and Govern Relations Officer. fourteen years, has now been appointed Managing ment departments. Until now the Press Relations activities of Percivals Director. have been undertaken by the Public Relations Office Coventry Precision Ltd. Director of the Hunting Group of Companies, of which Group Percivals is a member company. All Press inquiries Mr Thomas Aubrey Whitby, Secretary and Com on Percival Aircraft Limited's activities will be dealt mercial Manager, Coventry Precision Limited, was with direct by Mr Cunningham at Luton from appointed to the Board of Directors of that Company now on. on April 26 last. He joined the Company, then known as Coventry Lansing Bagnall Appointments Gauge and Tool Co. Ltd., in their sales organization in 1932. In 1937 he was appointed Acting Secretary Appointments to the Board of Lansing Bagnall, and Commercial Manager, the Company now being Ltd., of Kingsclere Road, Basingstoke, are those of A.R.B. NOTICES styled Coventry Precision Engineering and Repetition Mr A. R. E. Arnot, B.Sc.(Eng.) Hons., A.M.I.E.E., Co. Ltd, (a subsidiary of Tecalemit Ltd.). and of Mr R. G. Winton, A.M.I.Mech.E., The Company was taken over by Dowty Equipment A.M.I.Prod.E. Notices to Licensed Aircraft Engineers and to Limited, of Arle Court, Cheltenham, in 1951. Mr H. P. (Tom) Mott, Chairman of the Institute Owners of Civil Aircraft. of Materials Handling, recently joined the staff of The Council of the Air Registration Board announ Distillers Industrial Group Lansing Bagnall Ltd. as Materials and Production ces the issue of the undermentioned: Controller. Most of the Divisions and subsidiary Companies No. 7, Issue 17, May 18, 1954. British Civil Air in the D.C.L. Industrial Group have moved to worthiness Requirements. Particulars of Sections and Lodge Plugs Ltd. Devonshire House, Mayfair Place, Piccadilly, London, Sub-sections issued. W.1, and the new telephone number: MAYfair 8867 Lodge Plugs Ltd., of Rugby, announce that they No. 42, Issue 2, May 18, 1954. Tailplane Attach will be common to the London offices of: British have formed a sales organization in America in order ments in Taylorcraft Plus D, Auster 3, 4 and 5 Vari Geon Ltd., British Industrial Solvents, British Petro to facilitate the increased sales of their products in ants, and J Series Aircraft. leum Chemicals Ltd., British Resin Products Ltd., that country. Aircraft Engineering
Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology – Emerald Publishing
Published: Jul 1, 1954
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