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.

Robinson Aircraft

From Graces Guide

The Robinson Aircraft Company of Croydon.

1929 Company formed at Croydon

1930 Produced the Redwing I two-seater with 75 hp ABC Hornet flat-four engine. Followed later in the year by the Redwing II with an 80 hp Genet II radial engine.

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

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

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Sources of Information

  • British Aircraft Manufacturers since 1908 by Gunter Endres. Pub 1995 ISBN 0-7110-2409-x