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Lockyer : report of the Aeronautical Research Committee. T.2350. Typescript.

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Reference Code: GBR/0273/LOCKYER

Scope and Contents

Preliminary experiments on two-dimensional flow round bodies moving through a stationary fluid.
Includes 5 blueprints and 15 photographs.


  • Creation: 1926-11

Biographical / Historical

Lockyer matriculated from Peterhouse in 1923, took a second class in the Mechanical Sciences Tripos in 1925 as a commisssioned officer, and proceeded M.A. in 1936. J. M. Dodds Student for research in aeronautics, and John Bernard Seely Prize 1925. Served in World War I in the Royal Field Artillery, the Royal Flying Corps and the R.A.F. Wing Commander, 1936. Air Commodore, 1941; acting Air Vice-Marshal, 1944; Chief Instructor Cambridge University Air Squadron, 1936-39; Deputy Director, Directorate of Flying Training, Air Ministry, 1939; Deputy Director of Research and Development, Ministry of Aircraft Production, 1941-43. Bursar and Fellow of Peterhouse 1945 to 1957.


36 sheet(s) (36 foolscap sheets) : Paper

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Former / Other Reference

Pet. MS 974; Pet. F. 695


Jones, Sir Bennett Melvill, C.B.E., A.F.C., F.R.S. (1887-1975) Francis Mond Professor of Aeronautical Engineering at Cambridge; Farren, Sir William Scott (1892-1970) aeronautical engineer; Lockyer, Clarence Edward Williams (1892-1963), Air Vice-Marshal

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