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Albert George Elliott

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Albert George Elliott (1889-1978) of Rolls-Royce

1889 November 3rd. Born

Studied Engineering at Northampton College, London University

1909 Joined Napier

1912 Joined Rolls-Royce

1914 Worked with Maurice Olley of the Eagle engine

Senior designer on the Rolls-Royce Eagle, Hawk, Falcon, Condor and Kestrel aero-engines

1929 Appointed chief designer for aero and car engines

1937 Appointed Chief Engineer of the newly formed Aero-Engine Division

1945 Appointed Director

Remained on the board of Rotol into the 1960s

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