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1910 Company founded - Blackburn Aeroplane and Motor Co
1936 Became public company.
1949 Name changed.
together with existing subsidiaries:
as well as an associated company: Megator Pumps and Compressors
1960 Absorbed into Hawker Siddeley as part of the rationalisation of British aircraft manufacturers
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.