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Society of British Aerospace Companies

Index Society of British Aerospace Companies

The Society of British Aerospace Companies, formerly Society of British Aircraft Constructors, known as SBAC, was the UK's national trade association representing companies supplying civil air transport, aerospace defence, homeland security and space. [1]

63 relations: Acronym, ADS Group, Aerospace manufacturer, Air show, Airborne Interception radar, Armstrong Siddeley Double Mamba, Armstrong Siddeley Python, Avro, Beechcraft AQM-37 Jayhawk, Blackburn B-54, Blackburn Buccaneer, Blackburn Cirrus Bombardier, Blackburn Cirrus Major, Blackburn Firecrest, De Havilland, English Electric Canberra, English Electric Lightning, Fairey Ultra-light Helicopter, Farnborough Airshow, Fleet Air Arm, Frederick Handley Page, Gloster E.1/44, Gloster Javelin, Handley Page, Handley Page HP.88, Handley Page Victor, Hendon Aerodrome, Herbert Austin, 1st Baron Austin, List of Air Ministry specifications, Lloyd's of London, Napier Nomad, Paris Air Show, Radlett, RAF Coastal Command, Red Top (missile), Rolls-Royce Dart, Rolls-Royce Griffon, Royal Aeronautical Society, Royal Air Force, Royal Aircraft Establishment, Saunders-Roe SR.A/1, Short 330, Short 360, Short Belfast, Short Brothers, Short SB.1, Short SB.4 Sherpa, Short SB.5, Short SC.1, Short SC.7 Skyvan, ..., Short Sealand, Short Seamew, Short Sperrin, Short Sturgeon, SR.N1, SR.N2, SR.N3, SR.N4, SR.N5, SR.N6, Supermarine Attacker, Trade fair, UK Space Agency. Expand index (13 more) »

Acronym

An acronym is a word or name formed as an abbreviation from the initial components in a phrase or a word, usually individual letters (as in NATO or laser) and sometimes syllables (as in Benelux).

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ADS Group

ADS Group Limited, informally known as ADS, is the trade organisation representing the aerospace, defence, security and space industries in the United Kingdom.

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Aerospace manufacturer

An aerospace manufacturer is a company or individual involved in the various aspects of designing, building, testing, selling, and maintaining aircraft, aircraft parts, missiles, rockets, or spacecraft.

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Air show

An air show, (or airshow, air fair, air tattoo) is a public event where aircraft are exhibited.

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Airborne Interception radar

Airborne Interception radar, or AI for short, is the British term for radar systems used to equip aircraft in the air-to-air role.

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Armstrong Siddeley Double Mamba

The Armstrong Siddeley Double Mamba is a turboprop engine design developed in the late 1940s of around 3,000–4,000 hp (2,500–3,000 kW).

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Armstrong Siddeley Python

The Armstrong Siddeley Python was an early British turboprop engine designed and built by the Armstrong Siddeley company in the mid-1940s.

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Avro

Avro was a British aircraft manufacturer.

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Beechcraft AQM-37 Jayhawk

The AQM-37 Jayhawk (originally designated the Beech KD2B) is an air-launched supersonic target drone manufactured by Beechcraft capable of simulating inbound ICBM warhead packages for fleet shoot-down exercises.

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Blackburn B-54

The Blackburn B-54 and B-88 were prototype carrier-borne anti-submarine warfare aircraft of the immediate post-Second World War era developed for the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm (FAA).

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Blackburn Buccaneer

The Blackburn Buccaneer was a British carrier-borne attack aircraft designed in the 1950s for the Royal Navy (RN).

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Blackburn Cirrus Bombardier

The Blackburn Cirrus Bombardier was a British four-cylinder inline aircraft engine, developed and built by the Blackburn Aircraft company in the mid-1950s.

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Blackburn Cirrus Major

The Blackburn Cirrus Major is a British, four-cylinder, inline aircraft engine that was developed in the late 1930s.

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Blackburn Firecrest

The Blackburn B-48 Firecrest, given the SBAC designation YA.1, was a single-engine naval strike fighter built by Blackburn Aircraft for service with the British Fleet Air Arm during World War II.

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De Havilland

De Havilland Aircraft Company Limited was a British aviation manufacturer established in late 1920 by Geoffrey de Havilland at Stag Lane Aerodrome Edgware on the outskirts of north London.

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English Electric Canberra

The English Electric Canberra is a British first-generation jet-powered medium bomber that was manufactured during the 1950s.

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English Electric Lightning

The English Electric Lightning is a supersonic fighter aircraft of the Cold War era.

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Fairey Ultra-light Helicopter

The Fairey Ultra-light Helicopter was a small British military helicopter intended to be used for reconnaissance and casualty evacuation, designed by the Fairey Aviation Company.

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Farnborough Airshow

The Farnborough International Airshow is a week-long, biennial event that combines a major trade exhibition for the aerospace and defence industries with a public airshow.

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Fleet Air Arm

The Fleet Air Arm (FAA) is the branch of the British Royal Navy responsible for the operation of naval aircraft.

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Frederick Handley Page

Sir Frederick Handley Page, CBE, FRAeS (15 November 1885 – 21 April 1962) was an English industrialist who was a pioneer in the aircraft industry and became known as the father of the heavy bomber.

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Gloster E.1/44

The Gloster E.1/44 was a British single-engined jet fighter design of the Second World War, developed and produced by the British aviation firm Gloster Aircraft Company.

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Gloster Javelin

The Gloster Javelin is a twin-engined T-tailed delta-wing subsonic night and all-weather interceptor aircraft that served with Britain's Royal Air Force from the mid-1950s until the late 1960s.

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Handley Page

Handley Page Limited was founded by Frederick Handley Page (later Sir Frederick) in 1909 as the United Kingdom's first publicly traded aircraft manufacturing company.

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Handley Page HP.88

The Handley Page HP.88 was a British research aircraft, built in the early 1950s for Handley Page to test the aerodynamics of the Victor crescent wing design, and was intended to be a scaled-down version of that aircraft.

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Handley Page Victor

The Handley Page Victor was a British jet-powered strategic bomber, developed and produced by the Handley Page Aircraft Company, which served during the Cold War.

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Hendon Aerodrome

Hendon Aerodrome was an aerodrome in London, England, that was an important centre for aviation from 1908 to 1968.

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Herbert Austin, 1st Baron Austin

Herbert Austin, 1st Baron Austin (8 November 186623 May 1941) was an English automobile designer and builder who founded the Austin Motor Company.

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List of Air Ministry specifications

This is a partial list of the British Air Ministry (AM) specifications for aircraft.

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Lloyd's of London

Lloyd's of London, generally known simply as Lloyd's, is an insurance market located in London, United Kingdom.

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Napier Nomad

The Napier Nomad was a British diesel aircraft engine designed and built by Napier & Son in 1949.

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Paris Air Show

The Paris Air Show (Salon international de l'aéronautique et de l'espace de Paris-Le Bourget, Salon du Bourget) is the largest Air Show before UK's Farnborough, followed by Dubai Air Show or Singapore Airshow.

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Radlett

Radlett is an affluent settlement in the county of Hertfordshire between St Albans and Borehamwood on Watling Street, with a population of approximately 8,000.

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RAF Coastal Command

RAF Coastal Command was a formation within the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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Red Top (missile)

The Hawker Siddeley (later British Aerospace) Red Top was the third indigenous British air-to-air missile to enter service, following the de Havilland Firestreak and limited-service Fairey Fireflash.

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Rolls-Royce Dart

The Rolls-Royce RB.53 Dart is a long-lived British turboprop engine designed, built and manufactured by Rolls-Royce Limited.

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Rolls-Royce Griffon

The Rolls-Royce Griffon is a British 37-litre (2,240 cu in) capacity, 60-degree V-12, liquid-cooled aero engine designed and built by Rolls-Royce Limited.

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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 Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Aircraft Establishment

The Royal Aircraft Establishment (RAE) was a British research establishment, known by several different names during its history, that eventually came under the aegis of the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD), before finally losing its identity in mergers with other institutions.

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Saunders-Roe SR.A/1

The Saunders-Roe SR./A.1 was a prototype flying boat fighter aircraft designed and built by Saunders-Roe.

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Short 330

The Short 330 (also SD3-30) is a small transport aircraft produced by Short Brothers.

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Short 360

The Short 360 (also SD3-60; also Shorts 360)Mondey 1981, p. 228.

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Short Belfast

The Short Belfast (or Shorts Belfast)Mondey 1981, p. 228.

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Short Brothers

Short Brothers plc, usually referred to as Shorts or Short, is an aerospace company based in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Short SB.1

The Short SB.1 was a British tailless glider designed by David Keith-Lucas and Professor Geoffrey T.R. Hill.

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Short SB.4 Sherpa

The Short SB.4 Sherpa was a British experimental aircraft designed and built during the 1950s to test the flight characteristics of the aero-isoclinic wing.

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Short SB.5

The Short SB.5 (serial WG768) was a "highly unorthodox, adjustable wing"Staples K.J. British research aircraft designed by Short Brothers in response to the UK Air Ministry requirement ER.100; to provide input for the design of the English Electric P.1 (prototype of the English Electric Lightning) by testing the low speed flight characteristics of various configurations of wing-sweep required for supersonic flight.

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Short SC.1

The Short SC.1 was the first British fixed-wing vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) jet aircraft developed by Short Brothers.

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Short SC.7 Skyvan

The Short SC.7 Skyvan (nicknamed the "Flying Shoebox") is a British 19-seat twin-turboprop aircraft manufactured by Short Brothers of Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Short Sealand

The Short SA.6 Sealand was a light, commercial Amphibious aircraft for 5–7 passengers, designed for the general overseas market in territories with suitable water access and/or runways.

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Short Seamew

The Short SB.6 Seamew was a British aircraft designed in 1951 by David Keith-Lucas of Shorts as a lightweight anti-submarine platform to replace the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm (FAA)'s Grumman Avenger AS 4 with the Reserve branch of the service.

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Short Sperrin

The Short SA.4 Sperrin (named after the Sperrin Mountains) was a British jet bomber design of the early 1950s, built by Short Brothers and Harland of Belfast.

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Short Sturgeon

The Short Sturgeon was a British carrier-borne reconnaissance bomber whose development began during Second World War with the S.6/43 requirement for a high-performance torpedo bomber, which was later refined into the S.11/43 requirement which was won by the Sturgeon.

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SR.N1

The Saunders-Roe SR.N1 ("Saunders-Roe Nautical 1") was the first practical hovercraft.

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SR.N2

The Westland/Saunders-Roe SR.N2 hovercraft first flew in 1961.

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SR.N3

The British Hovercraft Corporation SR.N3 was a 37.5 ton hovercraft originally designed by Saunders-Roe.

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SR.N4

The SR.N4 (Saunders-Roe Nautical 4) hovercraft (also known as the Mountbatten-class hovercraft) was a large passenger and vehicle carrying hovercraft built by the British Hovercraft Corporation (BHC).

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SR.N5

The Saunders-Roe SR.N5 (or Warden class) was a medium-sized hovercraft which first flew in 1964.

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SR.N6

The Saunders-Roe (later British Hovercraft Corporation) SR.N6 hovercraft (also known as the Winchester class) was essentially a larger version of the earlier SR.N5 series.

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Supermarine Attacker

The Supermarine Attacker was a British single-seat naval jet fighter built by Supermarine for the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm (FAA).

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Trade fair

A trade fair (trade show, trade exhibition, or expo) is an exhibition organized so that companies in a specific industry can showcase and demonstrate their latest products and services, meet with industry partners and customers, study activities of rivals, and examine recent market trends and opportunities.

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UK Space Agency

The United Kingdom Space Agency (commonly known as the UK Space Agency or UKSA) is an executive agency of the Government of the United Kingdom, responsible for the United Kingdom's civil space programme.

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References

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

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