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Aeroplane Design For Production

S.D. Davies, B.Sc., A.F.R.Ae.S. (Mr. Davies, who was for some years with the Hawker Aircraft Co., Ltd., at Kingston, is now Assistant Designer to A. V. Roe & Co., Ltd., Manchester.)

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 March 1939

Abstract

THE last five years have seen enormous changes in the size and national importance of the British aircraft industry. From the position of Cinderella we have jumped overnight to that of mother's darling of the longer suffering taxpayer; new schemes of factory expansion, for which the only recognized unit of currency appears to be £1,000,000, have been announced with almost startling frequency, but, nevertheless, it will be no infringement of the Official Secrets Acts to say that the increase in output has been very disappointing to the customer.

Citation

Davies, S.D. (1939), "Aeroplane Design For Production", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 11 No. 3, pp. 121-126. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb030458

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