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R. Malcolm

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of Trading Estate, Slough

1938 Manufactured petrol tanks, engine bearers, undercarriage legs and other items for the Tipsy Trainer; and wheel spats, wing fillets, etc for the Miles Magister; and main plane fillets, tail plane leading edges, etc for Supermarine: Spitfire[1]

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1940 Marcel Lobelle joined the R. Malcolm Co

1944 Lobelle was appointed a director of the company[2]

1946 The company became M. L. Aviation, named after Mobbs and Lobelle, the managing director and chief designer respectively.

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Sources of Information

  1. Flight Archive 1938
  2. Flight Archive 1944