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The growth of the company is shown by

the following statistics: -

 

Year

 

   

Employees

   

Area (Sq Ft)

 1924  

 51

 

 104,128

 1936  

 2,345

 

 473,442

 1944  

 12,873

 

 2,380,875

 1958  

 9,085

 

 1,977,000

 1960  

 11,210

 

 2,184,390

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The production achievement is shown

by the following figures attained over

the years 1939 to 1959: - 

 

Whitley

 

1,814

Lancaster

 

1,329

Lincoln

  

299

Meteor

 

1,067

Sea Hawk

 

490

Hunter

 

279

Javelin

 

133

 

 

 

Total

 

5,411

 

This represents more than one complete

aircraft every working day for twenty years.

 

 

Whitley (1930s)

 

 

 

 Baginton (1950s)