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Dowty Nucleonics

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1959. Grease-filled switch for aircraft installations.

of Tewkesbury, Glos.

1947 Private company - presumably formed by Dowty Equipment

1955 Name changed.

1961 Makers of aircraft electrical components, lever switches, lamp and magnetic indicators, solenoids, micro switches, push button switches. 300 employees.

1961 Name changed to Dowty Electrics[1].

Part of Dowty Group

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 6 September 1961