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Cambrian Aircraft Construction

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Cambrian Aircraft Construction, of Tyndall Street, East Moors, Cardiff

1917 Founded by members of the Cardiff timber trade, Messrs David, Demery and Morgan Reed.

The company built wings, ailerons and undercarriage components for D.H.10 aircraft.

1918 Another branch of the company opened in Penarth in February 1918.

1919 The company failed to adjust to peace time production and closed in September 1919.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • GGAT 130: The Sinews of War: South East Wales Industry and The First World War, 2015, by Johnny Crawford