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George Dowty

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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

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

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

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Cheltenham

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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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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Concorde

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

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

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

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

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

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Pershore

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

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

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

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Tewkesbury

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

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

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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References

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

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