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Sir George Herbert Dowty (27 March 1901 – 2 December 1975) was an English inventor and businessman. [1]

33 relations: Avro, British Aerial Transport, Canada, Cheltenham, Classification yard, Concorde, Dowty Group, Dowty Rotol, England, GE Aviation, Gloster Aircraft Company, Gloster Gladiator, Gloucestershire, Hamble-le-Rice, Heenan & Froude, Isle of Man, Landing gear, London, Pershore, Royal Aeronautical Society, Royal Grammar School Worcester, Safran, Safran Landing Systems, Southampton, Tewkesbury, TI Group, United Kingdom, United States, University of Bath, Worcester, Worcestershire, Worcestershire County Cricket Club, World War II.


Avro was a British aircraft manufacturer.

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British Aerial Transport

British Aerial Transport Company Limited (BAT) was a British aircraft manufacturer from its formation in 1917 to its closure in 1919.

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Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England.

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Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Classification yard

A classification yard (American and Canadian English) or marshalling yard (British, Hong Kong, Indian, Australian and Canadian English) is a railway yard found at some freight train stations, used to separate railway cars onto one of several tracks.

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The Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde is a British-French turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airliner that was operated from 1976 until 2003.

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Dowty Group

Dowty Group was a leading British manufacturer of aircraft equipment.

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Dowty Rotol

Dowty Rotol was a British engineering company based in Staverton, Gloucestershire and specialised in the manufacture of propellers and propeller components.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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GE Aviation

GE Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric, is headquartered in Evendale, Ohio, outside Cincinnati.

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Gloster Aircraft Company

The Gloster Aircraft Company was a British aircraft manufacturer from 1917 to 1963.

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Gloster Gladiator

The Gloster Gladiator (or Gloster SS.37) is a British-built biplane fighter.

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Gloucestershire (formerly abbreviated as Gloucs. in print but now often as Glos.) is a county in South West England.

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Hamble-le-Rice is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Eastleigh in Hampshire, UK.

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Heenan & Froude

Heenan & Froude was a United Kingdom-based engineering company, founded in Newton Heath, Manchester, England in 1881 in a partnership formed by engineers Richard Froude and Hammerley Heenan.

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Isle of Man

The Isle of Man (Ellan Vannin), also known simply as Mann (Mannin), is a self-governing British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Landing gear

Landing gear is the undercarriage of an aircraft or spacecraft and may be used for either takeoff or landing.

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Pershore is a market town in Worcestershire, England, on the banks of the River Avon.

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Royal Aeronautical Society

The Royal Aeronautical Society, also known as the RAeS, is a British multi-disciplinary professional institution dedicated to the global aerospace community.

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Royal Grammar School Worcester

The Royal Grammar School Worcester (also known as RGS Worcester or RGSW) is an independent coeducational school in Worcester, England.

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Safran S.A. is a French multinational aircraft engine, rocket engine, aerospace-component and defense company.

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Safran Landing Systems

Safran Landing Systems (formerly Messier-Bugatti-Dowty) is a French company involved in the design, development, manufacture and customer support of all types of aircraft landing gear, wheels and brakes and a wholly owned subsidiary of Safran SA.

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Southampton is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, England.

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Tewkesbury is a town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England.

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TI Group

TI Group plc (formerly Tube Investments) was a holding company for specialised engineering companies.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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University of Bath

The University of Bath is a public university located in Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom.

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Worcester is a city in Worcestershire, England, southwest of Birmingham, west-northwest of London, north of Gloucester and northeast of Hereford.

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Worcestershire (written abbreviation: Worcs) is a county in the West Midlands of England.

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Worcestershire County Cricket Club

Worcestershire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Dowty

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