British Aircraft Designer Archive - 1945 to 1965


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Interesting and extensive paper lot of aircraft design engineer George Parker.  Parker worked for Leyland Motors, Royal Arsenal Woolwich, Fairey Aviation, English Electric Aviation and British Aviation Corp.  Archive includes: 1) Eleven photos of design teams and Canberra first flight, various Fairey aircraft, BAC TSR-2 and Lightning, 2) Five page bio by grandson (transcript of oral history, I presume), 3) Title page w/ color photo of concept flying boat, 4) patent documents for an internal combustion engine, 5) documents of membership in Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 6) tech  publ on conference presentation, etc., etc.  All in good or better condition.  An interesting look at post-WWII/Cold War aircraft design in the UK.