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Heston Aircraft and Associated Engineering

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of Hounslow

1929 Private company.

1939 Name changed.

1957 Company made public.

1957 Name changed.

1961 Manufacturers of jigs, tools and component parts for aircraft, including Comet, Viscount, Vanguard aeroplanes and Westland helicopters; manufacturers of radar scanners and airport ground equipment. Aluminium trays, containers, boxes, trolleys for chemicals, fish, bakery, confectionery trades. Manufacturers of hydraulically operated light mechanical handling trucks and platforms. 350 employees.

See Hestair Group

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