Dowty Fuel Systems - People

Photographs of the people who used to work at Dowty Fuel Systems

Our thanks to all those who shared their photos

Dowty Fuel Systems - Life on the Shopfloor!
Julian P Jacobs
Dowty Fuel Systems - Life on the Shopfloor!
Julian P Jacobs
Dowty Fuel Systems - Life on the Shopfloor!
Julian P Jacobs
Dowty Fuel Systems - Life on the Shopfloor!
Julian P Jacobs
Dowty Fuel Systems - Life on the Shopfloor!
Julian P Jacobs
Dowty Fuel Systems - Life on the Shopfloor!
Julian P Jacobs
Dowty Fuel Systems - Life on the Shopfloor!
Julian P Jacobs
Dowty Fuel Systems - Life on the Shopfloor!
Julian P Jacobs
Dowty Fuel Systems - Life on the Shopfloor!
Julian P Jacobs
Dowty Fuel Systems - Life on the Shopfloor!
Julian P Jacobs
Dowty Fuel Systems - Life on the Shopfloor!
Julian P Jacobs
Dowty Fuel Systems - Life on the Shopfloor!
Julian P Jacobs
Dowty Fuel Systems - Life on the Shopfloor!
Julian P Jacobs
DFS Newall Jig Boring Section - Lee Clift and Geoff Daff ft
Geoff Daff
Dowty Fuel Systems - Founder Employees
Original photo in the Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
DFS Personnel at an Exhibition (unknown)
Original photo in the Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
DFS Personnel at an Exhibition (unknown)
Original photo in the Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Sid Tanner machinist DFS Arle Court being presented with retirement and long term service Award in 1980.
Paul Tanner
Geoff Smith - Managing Director DFS Defence & Air Systems
Original photo in the Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Arle Court - Helicopter VIP Visit Geoff Smith
Original photo in the Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Dowty Fuel Systems - Visit of Duke of Edinburgh at Arle Court
1941
Dowty Fuel Systems - Visit of Duke of Edinburgh at Arle Court
Dowty Fuel Systems Process Shop Jan1985 L-R: R Hughes , A Mc Gill, Roy Hopkins, D Butler, D Heath, P Mansfield
Dowty Fuel Systems Machine Shop - Pictured: Larry Baker, Andy Phaure, Steve McIlroy, Arvind Patel, Steve Artus and Geoff Daff.
Dowty Fuel Systems 1989 A meeting to celebrate the 25 year service to the company of David Foster who kindly gave permission to use his photo. L-R right back row 1 to 10. Seated 11 to 15. 3. Tony Belisario. 4 David Foster. 5 Geoff Smith. 6. Pat Martin. 8 Frank Hopkins. 10 Albert Hall 11 Ernie Wathan? 12 Tim Davies. 13 Brian ?? 15 Brian Poolman
Dowty Fuel Systems - Technical Reps
Dowty Fuel Systems - Visit of Duke of Edinburgh at Arle Court
Cranfield College of Technology 1977. Some DFS engineers sent on a course with some others from Germany and Italy. The DFS guys are back row; 1, 3, 5, and 6. Front row; 1, 2, 4, 5. 7 and 8..
School of Mechanical Engineering - Gas Turbine Technology Course 1979
Original photo in the Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
DFS Jig Boring Section Circa late 1980’s
Dowty Fuel Systems - People
Dowty Fuel Systems - People
Dowty Fuel Systems, Arle Court cir. 1990. Jig Borers
Machine Shop - Profile Milling Ken Barnard
John Roberts
Jet Test Cell at Staverton - Terry Strawford
John Roberts
L-R: Tony Belisario, Colin Cox, Geoff Smith (on the left shaking hands) tall man on right is Tony Thatcher
Original photo in the Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
DFS Test Rigs, runner up in 1985 Interdepartmental Cricket Final. Lost in the final to DFS Machine Shop by 33 runs. Having beaten DHU machine shop in Semi final, the 1984 winners.
John Hughes
DFS Test Rigs, Friday lunch time at the Arle Court clubhouse. Not only drinking pints of beer, but jugs of it, then back to work
John Hughes
Dowty Fuel Systems - Football Team c.1980's
Kevin Roberts
Dowty Fuel Systems - Football Team c.1980's
Kevin Roberts
Sid Tanner on his horizontal Jig borer Herbert DeVlieg Spiramatic borer . Machining a Tornado RB 199 valve group body fuel system mid 70's.
Paul Tanner
DFS Planning Dept taken in the last few months prior to closure at Arle Court
John Ganderton
DFS Arle Court - visit of the Duke of Edinburgh in 1991.
John Ganderton
DFS Planning Dept taken in the last few months prior to closure at Arle Court
John Ganderton
DFS Planning Dept taken in the last few months prior to closure at Arle Court
John Ganderton
DFS Planning Dept taken in the last few months prior to closure at Arle Court
John Ganderton
DFS Planning Dept taken in the last few months prior to closure at Arle Court
John Ganderton

Comments about this page

  • Photo 1989, 25 year service of David Foster.
    No 14 – seated is Peter Robson. He worked in the machine shop at Arle Court

    By Jo McAulay (27/04/2020)
  • Dowty Fuels Systems photo: 1989 to celebrate David Foster. No 9, standing but not named Is: Geoff Todd, worked with Brian Pullman.

    By RE (20/12/2018)

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