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.

Villiers Hay Development

From Graces Guide

of 48 Albemarle Street, London, W1

Manufacturers and suppliers in Great Britain.

Thomas Hay and Charles Amherst Villiers formed Villiers Hay Development Ltd to design and build aircraft engines of 120/130hp for civil use. One of these 4-cylinder engines named Maya was fitted to a Miles Whitney Straight G-AERC and another to a BA Manufacturing Co aircraft.[1]

1936 Patent by Charles Amherst Villiers with the company on improvements in cylinder heads and valve gear of multi-cylinder air cooled engines.

1937 Aircraft and engine designers and constructors.


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Sources of Information

  1. [1] The Aviation Forum