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Typical Machine & Hand Tools used by Dowty Engineers
Skilled Engineers were required to operate the machines and use hand tools that produced the Dowty Products, here is a ...
Sir George Dowty - Chronology
George Herbert Dowty (1901-1975) was an aeronautical engineer, industrialist and founder of the Dowty Group of Companies. Portratit of Sir ...
Secretarial Training School
In the 1950’s it wasn’t just Engineering Apprentices that the Dowty Group trained, they also had a Secretarial Training School. The ...
Dowty Sports & Social Club Officials
Dowty Sports & Social Club Officials Apart from full-time employees i.e. Club Manager, Steward and Bar & Catering Staff, most Dowty ...
Dowty Railway Retarder
What is a Dowty Retarder? A Hydraulic device that regulates the speed of rail cars as they roll down an inclined ...
Dowty Rotol - People
Photographs of the people who used to work at Dowty Rotol Our thanks to all those who shared their photos
Dowty Meco - Synopsis
Mining Engineering Co (Meco) was a private company founded in Sheffield in 1909 and installed its first Belt Conveyors in ...
Employees at Work
Dowty Mining Equipment – Photographs showing the production lines and employees inside the factory
Dowty Sports Trophy - 1984
Dowty Group Services Engineering Team at Arle Court won the Dowty Sports Trophy in 1984 In the middle is Phil Hartley, ...
Dowty Apprenticeships were considered to be one of the best in the country and all apprentices were employed by Dowty ...
Highly Skilled Craftsmen & Engineers
All Dowty Group companies, employed the best engineers in the country to produce and maintain their products. Dowty Fuel Systems were ...
Dowty Nucleonics Test Equipment
Dowty Vibrometer and Revolution Indicator
Dowty Motorcycle Oleo Shock Absorbers
Dowty was happy to supply the experimental motorcycle-sized Oleo shock absorbers in 1936 for Veloce and the following year went ...
Sir Robert Hunt
Celebrating a hairdresser’s son from Cheltenham who help change the world Sir Robert Frederick Hunt (b. 1918 – d 2004) was ...
Dowty Live Line Pump
Designed and built during the WW2, the DOWTY LIVE-LINE PUMP is pre-eminent for hydraulic systems operating at pressures up to ...
Dowty Boulton Paul - Publications
Copies of the sales and information publications published and issued by Dowty Boulton Paul
Dowty had their own Service Engineers who visited clients all over the world
Dowty War Service Badge
These small, metal pin badges were worn by civilians during the World War 2 in order to indicate that the ...
Dowty - Undercarriage Patent Drawings 1942
Copies of design drawings that were submitted for Patent approval in 1942
Photographs of books that were published and issued by the Dowty Group and commercial vendors
Dowty Group - Publications
Copies of the sales and information publications published and issued by the Dowty Group
Dowty Electronics - People
Photographs of the people who used to work at Dowty Electrics Our thanks to all those who shared their photos If you ...
Dowty Electrics - Site Locations
Early development of Dowty electrical components began at Arle Court during WW2 when it was a department of Dowty Equipment. In ...
Dowty Electronics - Products
Photographs of the products that were designed and manufactured by Dowty (and Ultra) Electronics
Boulton Paul – People
Malcolm Caddick. We played football together. Olly Pritchard. Research Dept. Thanks for your knowledge and wisdom. Barry Smith. Dowty Boulton...
Dowty Boulton Paul – Works History
The company were not known to be producing 'new' marine engines during that time but would have very likely been...
Brian Robert burrows
Dowty Boulton Paul – Works History
This is more of a question... did they do war work on marine engines... only I understand my father was...
Dowty Fuel Systems – Synopsis
I can remember working in the calibration sheds for a short time having been loaned by Zener Designs to Dowty...
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