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Sir Roy Fedden

Sir Roy Fedden

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G1201. This well known picture of Sir Roy Fedden, the charismatic engine designer at Bristol Aeroplane Company, was taken by Dorothy Wilding. Fedden joined the company in 1920 and over the next twenty years built up an engine division with a world-wide reputation for engine quality and reliability. Working with his colleague Butler they finally cracked the sleeve valve engine design and built very powerful radial engines which continued the reputation of Bristol built engines well into the gas turbine era.
PublisherBristol Aeroplane Company Limited
ContributorRolls Royce Heritage Trust
Creatorpersonalname - Dorothy Wilding
Datecreation - C1934
TypePhotographic prints - Black and white
Format
IdentifierE282273 CP6442
SourceRolls Royce Heritage Trust
LanguageEN
Relation
Coverageperiod - C1935
Location.Creation Site - Filton
RightsBristol Aeroplane Company/Rolls-Royce