1910 Company founded - Blackburn Aeroplane and Motor Co
1936 Became public company.
1949 Name changed.
together with existing subsidiaries:
- Blackburn (Dumbarton), the building and civil engineering division
- Thomas Green and Son
- Jowett Engineering
- London Air Syndicate
- Universal Flying Services
as well as an associated company: Megator Pumps and Compressors
1961 Engaged in the manufacture of "N.A.39" strike aircraft for the Royal Navy; aircraft components and engines, including the "Palouste" "Turmo" "Cirrus" and "Bombadier" engines: houses, lawn mowers, agricultural equipment, industrial pumps, road rollers and electronic equipment.
1963 The Blackburn name was dropped completely.
Sources of Information
- The Times Apr 01, 1959
- The Times, Aug 06, 1959
- The Times , February 6, 1960