Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

AiResearch

From Graces Guide

1936 John Clifford Garrett founded a company in Los Angeles

1939 Garrett incorporated the Garrett Corporation with 3 divisions:

  • Airsupply Division
  • Garrett Supply Division
  • AiResearch Manufacturing Division

1939 Garrett established a small research laboratory to conduct "air research" on the development of pressurized flight for passenger aircraft - this became AiResearch's first 'lab'.

Developed Cabin Air Compressors which became a major Garrett product

After the end of WW2, AiResearch secured the services of a leading German turbomachinery expert Prof. Werner von der Nüll. He soon became Head of Research. [1]


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. 'The Secret Horsepower Race - Western Front Fighter Engine Development' by Callum E. Douglas, Tempest Books, 2020