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Smiths Aircraft Instruments

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1938. Ref AA below
Sept 1940.
April 1943.
June 1944
Dec 1945.
January 1957.
Feb 1957.

of Cricklewood Works, London, NW2

1929 S. Smith and Sons (Motor Accessories) formed an Aircraft Instruments Department.

1931 Smiths Aircraft Instruments, Ltd., of Great Portland Street, London.

1937 Part of the Aircraft and Marine Instruments Group of S. Smith and Sons (Motor Accessories) Ltd[1].

1937 Manufacturers and suppliers of aircraft instruments and accessories. "Essex" Fire Extinguishers. "Frazer-Nash" Wing-Tip Flare Device. "Harley" Aircraft Landing Lamps. Sole Concessionaires of "Husun" Navigational Instruments. [2]

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1944 Private company.

1944 One of 4 divisions of S. Smith and Sons (England) Ltd[3]:

1961 Manufacturers of all types of meters and instruments for aircraft. [4]

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  • AA. [1] Image courtesy of Aviation Ancestry