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Ashford, Ronald, (24 Aug. 1932–6 Oct. 2008), aviation and safety consultant  

CBE 1992; CEng, FIMechE, FRAeS

Born 24 Aug. 1932; s of Russell Sutcliffe Ashford and Dorothy Ashford (née Shorland); m 1955, Françoise Louisa Gabrielle Génestal du Chaumeil; two s...

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Atkin, Alec Field, (26 April 1925–2 July 2009), Managing Director, Marketing, Aircraft Group, British Aerospace, 1981–82; Director, AWA (Consultancy) Ltd, since 1983  

CBE 1978; FREng; FRAeS

Born 26 April 1925; s of Alec and Grace Atkin; m 1948, Nora Helen Darby (marr. diss. 1982); one s one d (and one s...

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Bannerman, Sir Alexander, (16 Dec. 1871–10 March 1934)  

11th Bt cr 1682

Born 16 Dec. 1871; s of 10th Bt and Anne Mary, d of Richard Brooke, Handford, Cheshire; m 1920, Joan, o c...

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Baylis, Rear-Adm. Robert Goodwin, (29 Nov. 1925–29 May 2009), Chief Executive, R. G. Baylis & Associates, since 1984  

CB 1984; OBE 1963

Born 29 Nov. 1925; s of Harold Goodwin Baylis and Evelyn May (née Whitworth); m 1949, Joyce Rosemary Churchill (d 1995); two s...

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Edwards, Sir George (Robert), (9 July 1908–2 March 2003), DL; Chairman, British Aircraft Corporation Ltd, 1963–75; Pro-Chancellor, University of Surrey, 1964–79, then Pro-Chancellor Emeritus  

OM 1971; Kt 1957; CBE 1952 (MBE 1945); FRS 1968; FREng

Born 9 July 1908; m 1935, Marjorie Annie (née Thurgood) (d...

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Farquharson, Sir James (Robbie), (1 Nov. 1903–17 Feb. 2005), retired, subsequently farming  

KBE 1960 (CBE 1948; OBE 1944)

Born 1 Nov. 1903; s of Frank Farquharson, Cortachy, Angus, Scotland, and Agnes Jane Robbie; m 1933, Agnes Binny Graham (...

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Greaves, Graham Charles, (5 July 1945–22 Aug. 2010), aviation consultant, since 2005  

Born 5 July 1945; s of Joseph Clarence Greaves and Jane Isabella Greaves; m 1975, Pamela Ann Ellson; two d; died 22 Aug. 2010

aviation consultant, since 2005

Loughborough Univ. (BSc Hons Transport Mgt and Planning)...

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Head, Dennis Alec, (8 Nov. 1925–17 Nov. 2003), Divisional Director (Northern Ireland), STC, 1986–91  

CBE 1979; CEng, FRAeS

Born 8 Nov. 1925; s of late Alec Head and Florence Head; m 1966, Julia Rosser-Owen, BA; one s; died 17 Nov. 2003...

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Hislop, George Steedman, (11 Feb. 1914–24 July 2013), Director, Aviall Airline Services (Caledonian), 1978–94  

CBE 1976; PhD; FREng, FIMechE; FRSE

Born 11 Feb. 1914; s of George Alexander Hislop and Marthesa Maria Hay; m 1942, Joan Daphne (d 2009), d of William Beer and Gwendoline Fincken; two ...

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Laight, Barry Pemberton, (12 July 1920–6 Oct. 2012), Consultant to: Design Council, since 1983; VAWT Ltd, since 1983; RES Ltd, since 1983; Production Engineering Research Association, since 1986; Department of Trade and Industry, 1988–90  

OBE 1970; Eur Ing; FREng, FIMechE, FRAeS

Born 12 July 1920; s of Donald Norman Laight and Nora (née Pemberton); m 1951, Ruth Murton; one s one d; died...

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Lowson, Prof. Martin Vincent, (5 Jan. 1938–14 June 2013), President, ULTraPRT (formerly Advanced Transport Systems) Ltd, since 2010 (Chief Executive Officer, 1995–2007; Deputy Chairman, 2007–10); Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol, since 2003  

FREng; FRAeS

Born 5 Jan. 1938; s of Alfred Vincent Lowson and Irene Gertrude Lowson; m 1961, Ann Pennicutt; one s one d; died 14 June 2013

President, ULTraPRT (formerly Advanced Transport Systems) Ltd, since ...

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McLauchlan, Derek John Alexander, (5 May 1933–7 Oct. 2009), Secretary-General, Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation, Geneva, 1997–2001  

CBE 1998; CEng, FIET; FRAeS; FInstP

Born 5 May 1933; s of Frederick William McLauchlan and Nellie (née Summers); m 1960, Dr Sylvia June Smith; two d; died 7 Oct. 2009...

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Milne, Peter Alexander, (23 April 1935–11 April 2013), Senior Consultant, AMRIE, 1996–2000 (Director, 1994–96)  

PhD; Eur Ing, CEng, FIMechE, FIMarEST

Born 23 April 1935; s of late Alexander Ogston Milne and of Lilian Winifred Milne (née Murray); m 1961, Beatrice Taylor Reid; two ...

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Mitchell, Alec Burton, (27 Aug. 1924–21 Oct. 2005), Director, Admiralty Marine Technology Establishment, 1977–84; Scientific Adviser to Director General Ships, Ministry of Defence, 1981–84  

MA; CEng, MIMechE, FRINA

Born 27 Aug. 1924; er s of Ronald Johnson Mitchell and Millicent Annie Mitchell; m 1952, Barbara, d of Arthur Edward and Katie Florence Jane Archer; three ...

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Norman, (Nigel) Desmond, (13 Aug. 1929–13 Nov. 2002), Chairman and Managing Director, AeroNorTec Ltd, since 1988  

CBE 1970; CEng; FRAeS

Born 13 Aug. 1929; 2nd s of Sir Nigel Norman, 2nd Bt (d 1943), CBE, and Patricia Moyra (...

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Page, Sir Frederick (William), (20 Feb. 1917–29 May 2005), Member of the Board, British Aerospace PLC, 1977–83; Chairman and Chief Executive, Aircraft Group of British Aerospace PLC, 1977–82; retired 1983  

Kt 1979; CBE 1961; FRS 1978; FREng; Hon. FRAeS

Born 20 Feb. 1917; s of Richard Page and Ellen Potter; m 1940, Kathleen Edith de Courcy (d 1993); three ...

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Pininfarina, Sergio, (8 Sept. 1926–3 July 2012), Cavaliere del Lavoro, 1976; engineer; Member, European Parliament (Liberal and Democratic Group), 1979–88; Chairman, Pininfarina SpA, 1966–2006, then Hon. Chairman  

Born 8 Sept. 1926; s of Battista Pininfarina and Rosa Copasso; m 1951, Giorgia Gianolio; one s one d (and one s decd); died 3 July 2012

Cavaliere del Lavoro, ...

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Pringle, Air Marshal Sir Charles (Norman Seton), (6 June 1919–15 April 2012)  

KBE 1973 (CBE 1967); MA; FREng

Born 6 June 1919; s of late Seton Pringle, OBE, FRCSI, Dublin; m 1946, Margaret, d of late B. Sharp, Baildon, Yorkshire; (one ...

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Reece, Alan Richard, (7 March 1927–31 Dec. 2012), Owner Director, Pearson Engineering Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne, since 1985  

PhD

Born London, 7 March 1927; s of Richard Reece and Olive Reece; m 1948, Doreen Harrison; two s one d; died 31 Dec. 2012

Owner Director, Pearson Engineering Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne, since ...

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Rogers, Eric William Evan, (12 April 1925–11 June 2004), scientific and engineering recruitment consultant, 1985–2003; Deputy Director (A), Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough, Hants, 1978–85  

DSc(Eng); FRAeS

Born 12 April 1925; o s of late W. P. Rogers, Southgate, N London; m 1950, Dorothy Joyce Loveless (d 2000); two ...