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of 55 Berners Street, London
The company was founded by Gustavus Green in London to produce water-cooled engines of his design during the first decade of the 20th century. Actual manufacturing was carried out at the Aster Engineering Co. The firm produced a range of water-cooled, in-line engines up to about 1915. Green engines powered many pioneering British aircraft, including those by Alliott Verdon-Roe of Avro, and the Short Brothers
1909 Produced a 35 hp motor-boat engine
Made smaller engines for motorcycles in the 1910s
1910 Adapted and fitted an engine to an Avro aircraft
1911 The company had become Green Engine Co