Barrington (Barry) Battman

Barry Battman 1
Barry introduces himself and the time he spent at Dowty Fuel Systems from 1949 to 1988
Original Audio File with Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Barry Battman 2
Barry recalls his wartime training to become an Engineer prior to joining Dowty
Original Audio File with Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Barry Battman 3
Barry recalls the early testing of Dowty components on Whittles Jet Engine
Original Audio File with Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Barry Battman 4
Barry shares his views on the demise of the company
Original Audio File with Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Barry Battman 5
Barry talks about TI Group who took over the company and where some of the work went
Original Audio File with Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Barry Battman 6
Barry talks of the working relationship between Dowty and Lucas, when working on the Goblin and Sapphire jet engines
Original Audio File with Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Barry Battman 7
Barry relates when a product failed and he to visit Sardinia to investigate
Original Audio File with Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Barry Battman 8
Barry talks of his early work at Lucas and Dowty on Atomisers and Spill burners
Original Audio File with Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
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..
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..

Barrington (Barry) Battman shares some of his memories of his training during the wartime with Jospeh Lucas Co; Kryn & Lahy Co and his subsequent career as a Development & Design Engineer at Dowty Fuel Systems from 1949 – 1988

In 1988, Barry retired from DFS as Executive Director of Engineering Services

Interviewer: Ally McConnell

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