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.

Alvis: Aeromotors

From Graces Guide
Alvis Leonides 126. Exhibit at Shuttleworth Collection.
Alvis Leonides Mk 504/4 giving 520-540bhp. Exhibit at the National Museum of Flight.
1939.
Sept 1940.
1953. Leonides Major.
Sept 1953.
Feb 1957.

Note: This is a sub-section of Alvis.

1937 Aero engine manufacturers. "Alcides" and "Alcides Major" Aero Engines. "Pelides" and "Pelides Major" Aero Engines. [1]

1939 The first "Leonides" aero engine flew in a Bristol Bulldog

1957 A high proportion of aircraft flown at the Farnborough display were powered by Alvis engines including those of Bristol Aeroplane Co, Hunting Percival Aircraft Co, Scottish Aviation, Westland Aircraft Co[2]

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