ENGLISH ELECTRIC

EECo. formed 1918 by amalgamating Phoenix Dynamo (Bradford), Dick, Kerr (Preston) and COW, all of which had built aircraft, and 2 other large companies. Phoenix team continued to produce flying-boats, notably Cork, Ayr and Kingston. W.O. Manning designed Wren ultralight, covering 87.5 miles on 1 gal October 1923. Aviation Department closed 1926.

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