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William Stanley Flight

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William Stanley Flight (1890- )

1922 A.M.I.E.E., M.Amer.I.E.E., Technical Electrical Engineer, 20, Castlebar Park, Ealing, W.5; b. 1890. General -education at Peter Symond's School, Winchester. Technical education, Liverpool University. Three years' apprenticeship with Metro-Vickers Electric ; two years in charge of experimental investigations and application of raw materials used in the manufacture of electrical machinery at the Metro-Vickers Electric Co.; two years in charge of insulation investigations for high voltage apparatus and the manufacturing processes relating to the same at the Metro-Vickers Electric Co.; two years in charge of the Insulation section of the Research Department at the Metro-Vickers Electric Co.; now General Works Manager of Larival Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Southall. 1914—Secretary for Manchester Students' Section, Inst. of Elec. Engrs. 1915—Vice-Chairman for Manchester Students' Section, Institution of Electrical Engineers. Awarded Student's Premium, Institution of Electrical Engineers, 1913, IA paper, " Laws of Dielectrics." Author of articles on Transformers, Transformer Oil, Insulation Materials, " Spark Over Voltages Through Air," etc., in the technical press.

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