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Tiltman Langley

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Tiltman Langley Laboratories

Tiltman Langley Ltd, of Redhill, research and development consultants

1938 Tiltman Langley Laboratories was formed by A. Hessell Tiltman and Marcus Langley

1950 Developed an infinitely variable gear for aircraft use based on the design of J J Gerritsen, chief engineer of the company[1]

1955 Developed a low temperature method of soldering aluminium, under a Ministry of Supply contract[2]

1956 Mr M Langley resigned as managing director due to ill health; Mr A H Tiltman was appointed president[3]

1957 M Langley was appointed technical director; Major H H Sykes was managing director, L A Wingfield was chairman [4]

1970 Contract to supply automatic fare collection equipment to Port Authority of New York[5]

1978 Contract to supply equipment for Hong Kong underground[6]

1978 Acquired by Cubic Corporation of San Diego; expansion at Redhill[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times August 19, 1950
  2. The Times December 14, 1955
  3. The Times September 6, 1956
  4. The Times , February 18, 1957
  5. The Times October 20, 1970
  6. The Times May 12, 1978
  7. The Times October 9, 1978