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 149,655 pages of information and 235,472 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.

Redwing Aircraft Co

From Graces Guide
November 1932. Robinson Redwing II (Flight 1932/11/17).
March 1934.

Redwing Aircraft Co of Airport of London, Croydon

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By 1930 John Kenworthy had designed the Robinson Redwing at Croydon for flying clubs and private use.

1931 The Robinson Aircraft company at Croydon was reorganised as Redwing Aircraft Co and transferred to Colchester but only made two more planes. Later moved to Redhill to undertake contract work.

1931 the Aircraft Disposal Co was reconstituted and became (part of) the Redwing Aircraft Co Ltd.

1932 The Aircraft Company moved their fleet of twelve aircraft to Gatwick Airport. The aerodrome was also purchased and used as the new flying base - see Redwing School of Flying

1933 Designers and constructors of light aeroplanes. Head Office: Gatwick Aerodrome, Lowfield Heath, Surrey. Works: Blue Barns Aerodrome, Ardleigh, Colchester, Essex.[1]

1934 the Redwing Aircraft Co moved back to Croydon Aerodrome.

1937 Aircraft constructors.


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Sources of Information

  1. 1933 Who's Who in British Aviation