German Aircraft Industry
Report of visit by repressentatives of SHORT Bros. (Rochester & Bedford) LTD.
on September 24th - 29th 1945
Mr. W. Swallow Chief Production Engineer - Short Bros.
Mr. D.Keith-Lucas Chief Aeriodynamics Assistant - Short - Bros.
BIOS. Party No. 1264
BIOS Target Numbers
4/50, 4/48(a), 25/186, 25/3, C25/385, 26/43, C9/566, C9/269
Members of the party:
Sir John S. Buchanan, C.B.E. Technical Director
Air Vice Marschal R.G. Parry Liaison Officer
Air Commodore F. Kirk Chief Oversear
Group Captain V.P. Feather M.A.P. Oversear
Mr. S.O. Norman R.T.O.
Mr. H.L. Piper Test pilot
Mr. W. Harriman Test Flight Engineer
Mr. W.Swallow Chief Production Engineer
D.Keith Lucas Chief Aerodynamics Assistant
Keywords: Targets Seaplane testing Establishment, Travemünde; Walter Werke, Kiel; Application of the Walter Engines; Blohm and Voss, Finkenwerder (Finkenwarder); Drawing Office; Parts of BV.238 - BV.222 - BV155; Blohm and Voss Elbschloss - Blohm und Voss Barsbüttel?; J.D. Möller, Wedel; L.F.A. Volkenrode; Design - flying controls - Ailerons - Elevators - Rudders - Tab Box - Wing Spar - Hull structure - Wing Tip Floats - Planing Bottom; Blohm und Voss factories; interrogation of Mr. Gaats production engineer; Interrogation of Dr. Vogt Chief designer; Blohm und Voss 238 construction; D.B.606 engines geared in pairs in single units .. "T Stoff" ... ; "C Stoff" .. ; Catalysts .. ; The progress made at Walter works is most impressive and is indeed for the allies that the applications had advanced no further before the cessatation of hostilities .. ; Blohm & Voss Hamburg .. ; Wind tunnels .. ; Full scale lofting .. Blohm & Vos had adopted photographic lofting. The apparatus used was most impressive and obiously very expensive ...
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