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Dunlop Standard Aerospace Group

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1998 BTR Industries sold the aerospace businesses to Doughty Hanson, including Dunlop Aviation, which made and serviced wheels and barkes, Dunlop Precision Seals and Standard Aero, which repaired engines, together with a business which made parts for turbofans. The businesses were named Dunlop Standard Aerospace Group[1]

2004 Meggitt acquired the aircraft wheels and brakes business of the Dunlop Standard Aerospace Group for £793 million; the rest of the company (engine repair) was acquired by Carlyle Group[2].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, August 01, 1998
  2. The Times, July 06, 2004