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Vickers Aviation

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November 1932.

Part of Vickers

1911 Vickers formed the Vickers Ltd (Aviation Department).

1928 Vickers acquired Supermarine to extend the aircraft made by Vickers Aviation to include flying boats[1]

1930 Vickers continued to be the sole proprietor of Vickers Aviation[2]

1933 Constructors of aircraft, component parts and accessories. Works: Weybridge Works, Weybridge. Head Office: Vickers House, 6 Broadway, Westminster, London S.W.1.[3]

1933 Advertisement in Who's Who in British Aviation.

1939 At government request, all of Vickers aviation interests were transferred to Vickers-Armstrongs

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Mar 27, 1934
  2. The Times, Apr 01, 1930
  3. 1933 Who's Who in British Aviation