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Chronander Waddington Aircraft

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of Slough

Previously C. W. Aircraft before they sold the rights to their design of aircraft to General Aircraft

Changed name to Chronander Waddington Aircraft Ltd.

1938 Private company registered August 6 to acquire the business of aeronautical engineers and aeronautical plant and tool makers carried on by Carl R. Chronander and James I. Waddington at Oxford Avenue, Trading Estate, Slough, Bucks.[1]

1938 Specialised in the production of press tools, jigs, fixtures, precision engineering and aircraft production fittings and sub-assemblies.

1949 Company put into voluntary liquidation[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Flight 18 August 1938
  2. London Gazette 10 December 1948