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1960 The British Executive and General Aviation Limited company was formed when the Pressed Steel Co combined its aircraft design office with the former aircraft manufacturers Auster Aircraft Company of Rearsby, Leicestershire and the aviation business of F. G. Miles Ltd of Shoreham, Sussex. Mr Peter G. Masefield would be managing director, Mr F. G. Miles would become deputy chairman of F. G. Miles Ltd, and Mr G. H. Miles group chief engineer. The company traded as Beagle Aircraft