Dowty Group & Directors 1977

October 1977

Dowty Group HQ, Arle Court, Cheltenham

  • 1975-76 Group turnover £136-3 million;
  • Group employees 14,000
  • Chairman & Chief Executive: Robert F. Hunt
  • Managing Director Aviation: W. N. Squire
  • Secretary: J. R. Skae

Dowty Rotol, Cheltenham Rd, Gloucester

  • Chairman: W. N. Squire
  • Managing Director: P. H. Wall
  • Technical Director Dynamics: J. G. Keenan
  • Technical Director Airframes: S. W. H. Wood
  •  Commercial Director: E. J. Eldridge
  • Sales Director: M. B. Kelly

Products: Landing gear, propellers, gearboxes, ram-air turbines, fuel and hydraulic system components, winches, variablepitch fans and ducted propulsors.

Dowty Boulton Paul Wolverhampton

  • Chairman: W. N. Squire
  • Managing Director: J. H. Goodier
  • Technical Director: S. R. Tyler

Products: Powered flying controls; industrial and marine hydraulics, transducers and electronics.

Dowty Electrics, Cheltenham Rd, Gloucester

  • Chairman: W. N. Squire
  • Managing Director: J. Carnegie

Products: Electrical controls, solenoids, switches and indicators.

Dowty Fuel Systems Arle Court, Cheltenham

  • Chairman: W. N. Squire
  • Managing Director: W. M. Huyton
  • Deputy Managing Director: N. R. Hemming

Products: Gas-turbine fuel-control and reheat fuel-control systems and components.

Dowty Seals Ashchurch, Tewkesbury

  • Managing Director: J. A. Blake
  • Sales Director: H. A. Drew
  • Technical Director: A. Phelps

Products: Seals in rubber;, PTFE; metal and plastics; leakproof bolts and lock washers; bonded and moulded rubber components and printed seals; and plastic-injection-moulded products.

Other Dowty Group companies with aviation interests include: Dowty Exports, Gloster Engineering; Dowty Rotol Inc, Sterling, Va, USA; Dowty & Smiths Industries Controls; Iloman Engineering, Douglas, IoM; Innsworth Metals, Innsworth, Glos; Malta Rubber, Malta; Ultra Electronics.

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