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Blackburn Engines

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of Brough, Yorkshire

1959 Became private company, one of 3 operating subsidiaries of Blackburn Group[1]

1961 Designers and manufacturers of engines for aircraft and industrial purposes. Makers of "A.129" gas turbine engine.[2]

1961 Acquired by Bristol Siddeley Engines

1962 the work was transferred to Coventry and Bristol[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times Apr 01, 1959
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  3. The Times, Jun 22, 1962