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First official Dowty event - a success!
Today (6th September) saw the first event for the Dowty project – hopefully the first of many – which was ...
Jet Test Cell at Staverton
The Dowty Fuel Systems Jet Test Cell at Staverton was where Dowty tested their fuel systems on the Rolls Royce ...
Sir George Dowty's Dove Aeroplane
As well as residing at Arle Court, Sir George Dowty also had property on the Isle of Man. He owned a ...
New Mendip Engineering Atworth - Synopsis
New Mendip Engineering The New Mendip Motor & Engineering Company began life at Chewton Mendip, Somerset, under the name, the Mendip ...
My Engineering Apprenticeship
My Dowty Apprentice Story I lived in Corsham, Wiltshire and attended the Secondary Modern School for Boys and although I did ...
Offer of Employment
John Redfern Ex. Dowty Apprentice 1965-1970 recalls: This was my offer of employment from Dowty Group Services after completing my apprenticeship ...
New Mendip Engineering - Apprentices
New Mendip Engineering Apprentices Pedal Car Charity Run from Atworth to Wolverhampton
Apprentice Indentures & Prizegiving
Taking a vocational route such as an apprenticeship, suited those who did not wish to pursue an academic career pathway ...
John Herring started with Dowty in August 1973 as a sponsored student apprentice, simultaneously gaining his degree in production engineering ...
In this interview Dave remembers his training as a Commercial Apprentice at Dowty and his time at Bristol Polytechnic. He talks ...
Mary was born in 1916 and so was 102 years old when we interviewed her. She worked at Dowty during the ...
The standard IS/250 gas turbine
This piece of equipment included a fuel system developed by Dowty Fuel Systems.
The universal fuel pump test rig
This test rig was designed by Dowty Equipment to satisfy the increasing demand for versatility in test equipment. There are three ...
Michael Heseltine with an aircraft engine
This photograph, which was obviously going to be adapted for publicity, shows Michael Heseltine with an aircraft engine. Unfortunately there is ...
The Dowty Sports & Social Club - Synopsis
The Dowty Sports & Social Club was formed for its employees. Dowty Rotol Sports & Social Club was formed in 1960, ...
Photos of Dowty Rotol Buildings
Selection of photographs showing the Dowty Rotol site at Staverton, Gloucester. The iconic white building was not always white!
Video of the Dowty Turbocraft
The 1959 Dowty Turbocraft is shown here after restoration. It was restored at East Belfast Yacht Club by Gary McCausland.
Sir George Dowty's Notebook
The archive at Gloucestershire Heritage Hub includes an early notebook belonging to Sir George Dowty. This page shows overhead expenses for ...
Dowty Directors' Attendance Book, 1942
This book shows signatures of attendance at board meetings of directors of the Dowty Group early in its life, in ...
How to contribute to Dowty Heritage
This website allows you to contribute to the preserved Dowty memories by sharing photographs, videos stories. Anyone can do this. At ...
Video Clip of Peter Kearney being interviewed by Sue Jay
This is a great documentary featuring a lorry driver who worked for Dowty. Watch this documentary about the life of a ...
"History of Dowty" event at Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
The first major event taking place following the start of the Dowty cataloguing project in April will be on the 6th September 2018, from 10-12.
Introducing the Dowty project
The project is part of a Heritage Lottery Funded project to transform Gloucestershire Archives into the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub, along ...
Dowty Group Global Growth
The Dowty Group was founded in 1931 when George Dowty left the Gloster Aircraft Company to develop a new internally-sprung ...
Boulton Paul – People
I was in the stress office at this time, although not in this picture. I can name all those in...
Dowty Electronics – Gresham Lion Technology
I was told when I worked at the Twickenham Road site from 1975 to 1985 that the brick faced building...
Boulton Paul – Apprentices
Thanks Robert.... I have posted your enquiry to the Facebook Group too...called Dowty Group of Companies...
Robert Walker ( Titch )
Boulton Paul – Apprentices
Photo 62/63 have been trying to trace Melvyn Milner stocky with red hair . We played football for BP
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