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  Automobiles and aeroplanes: Armstrong-Siddeley | Features | 4car | channel4.com
Meanwhile, John Davenport Siddeley had been working at Wolseley, but fell out with Herbert Austin (founder of the Austin marque) and departed for Coventry-based Deasey in 1909, taking control of the firm in 1912.
Siddeley saw the opportunities in the aircraft engine industry, and sub-contracted production of light-alloy castings to Armstrong-Whitworth, then collaborating on sales and marketing.
Armstrong-Siddeley bought Hawker Aircraft in 1935, and the new Hawker Siddeley Group - which also incorporated early UK plane-makers Sopwith and Gloster - became an increasingly powerful player in the aeronautical industry.
www.channel4.com /4car/ft/feature/retrospective/5694/1   (322 words)

  Armstrong Siddeley history
Armstrong Siddeley Motors Ltd. was officially formed on 1st November 1919 although agreement to create the Company dated from 19th February of that year.
John Davenport Siddeley remained at the helm of The Company until 1935 when A W Aircraft was sold and became part of Hawker Siddeley Aircraft, the Hawker part of the company being based in Surrey and having its origins with both Messrs.
Armstrong Siddeley also produced two commercial versions of the 18HP model; a utility coupe and a station coupe, the latter having a short tray and an occasional bench seat behind the front seat in its extended cab.
www.thoroughbred-cars.com /cars/UK/Armstrong/history.htm   (1274 words)

 Armstrong Siddeley
Armstrong Siddeley's rather staid image was endorsed during the 1930s by a range of six-cylinder cars with ohv engines though a four cylinder 12hp was produced up until 1936.
A reminder that Armstrong Siddeley was one of, the country's largest manufacturers of aeroengines came in 1933 when the 5 litre six-cylinder Siddeley Special was announced with Hiduminium aluminium alloy engine.
The very week the war in Europe ended, Armstrong Siddeley announced their first postwar models: the Lancaster four-door saloon and the Hurricane drophead coupé, echoing the names of aircraft built by the Hawker Siddeley Group (as it had become in 1935) during the war.
www.vea.qc.ca /vea/marques1/armstrong.htm   (327 words)

 Armstrong Siddeley: the Sphinx Mascot, Silent and Inscrutable   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Armstrong Siddeley: the Sphinx Mascot, Silent and Inscrutable
The story goes that nearly all Siddeley Deaseys of 1912 were fitted with a silent Knight sleeve-valve engine and also bore the unusual arrangement of a coffin shaped bonnet with a bulkhead mounted radiator.
One enthusiastic journalist wrote of the Siddeley Deasey on one of its road tests that its performance was "as silent and inscrutable as the Sphinx".
www.siddeley.com /sphinx.html   (1242 words)

 ireland.com - The Irish Times - Wed, Oct 20, 2004 - MarqueTime ... ARMSTRONG SIDDELEY
Siddeley joined Wolseley that year, and for the next four years his cars were Wolseley-Siddeleys.
The Siddeley Special that replaced the 30 had the same engine but was available in a range of styles, including a roadster with a short wheel-base which could do 90mph and a long wheel-base limousine that weighed two and a half tons.
The original Sapphire was the basis for the last car to be produced by Armstrong Siddeley - the Star Sapphire of 1958 had a 4-litre engine and its quality and performance were to the highest standards of cars of the era.
www.ireland.com /newspaper/motors/2004/1020/1097847303543.html   (630 words)

 Armstrong Siddeley   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Armstrong Siddeley Motors of Coventry were founded in 1917.
Armstrong Siddeley's most powerful engine was the F9 Sapphire but this engine was developed by Metrovick and given to Armstrong Siddeley when the former company withdrew from the aircraft engine industry.
In 1959 Armstrong Siddeley merged with Bristol Aero Engines and the new company, known as Bristol Siddeley, went on to achive even greater things.
www.aoxj32.dsl.pipex.com /NewFiles/Armstrong2.html   (148 words)

 CyberSnippets   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Siddeley was a master at assimilating the ideas of others, building on them and then producing a thoroughly individual product of his own.
In his mid-twenties Siddeley became involved with the new bicycle industry, and was employed by the Humber Cycle Co., ostensibly as a draughtsman, but acting as manager of the cycle-racing department.
Siddeley must have been well aware of the litigation over the Dunlop patents, for Continental had patented their own pattern of tyre, thus avoiding the dispute with the Dunlop patents.
www.motorsnippets.com /cars/siddeley/index.htm   (628 words)

 Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire Car
F. Heppner was a German refugee retained by Armstrong Siddeley during the war to work on highly complex gas-turbine schemes [6’ turbo-fans with contra-rotating combined compressor/turbine wheels, suggested thrust - a mere 11,500lbs - and all that in 1943!] that would have been exceedingly profitable had they worked.
Whilst outwardly Armstrong Siddeley appeared to be interested in licensing the design, the actual motive seems to have been whether it was now worth pursuing a suggestion first made by Tresilian in mid-1939 when he became the ASM chief engineer that W. Bentley act as a consultant.
The all-Siddeley Armstrong Siddeley was proposed in internal a brochure of 4th November 1949.
www.designchambers.com /wolfhound/wolfhoundASMCar3.htm   (4592 words)

 Armstrong Siddeley
Armstrong Siddeley got its start in aircraft engines when the Siddeley-Deasley Motor Car Company was given the task of producing the BHP and RAF.8 engines in 1917.
In 1935, ASM became part of the Hawker Siddeley Group.
In order to bid on the contract, Armstrong Siddeley Motors merged with Bristol Aero-Engines in 1959 to form Bristol Siddeley Engines Ltd.
www.shanaberger.com /engines/armstrong-siddeley.htm   (133 words)

 My homepage
The passenger compartment of the Armstrong Siddeley Limousine 'Temperence'.
John Peatling and was on display on the Armstrong Siddeley Owners Club stand at the 2003 International Classic Motor Show.
This was the final model to be produced by Armstrong Siddeley and was developed from the similar looking Saphire 346.
www.tumtumtiddly.co.uk /12414.html?*session*id*key*=*session*id*val*   (701 words)

 Armstrong Siddeley
In the mid 1930's Samuel South(2) 1876-1956 purchased 20 hp Long Twenty Armstong Siddeley limousine, registration no. EMF 42.
There is luggage accommodation by means of a platform which, when out of use, folds flush into the rear panel of the body.
One of these cars has lately been supplied to Lord Greenwood by Warwick Wright Ltd., New Bond Street, W.1, who are London distributors of Armstrong Siddeley cars.
www.samuelsouth.btinternet.co.uk /armsrong.htm   (371 words)

 McLellan's Automobile Literature :: Cars & Trucks - Armstrong Siddeley (Items with photos)
Eight photo renderings and drawings, including two one and one-fourth page three-quarter frontal view photo renderings, show exterior, interior and trunk for Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire Four- and Six-Light models.
Folder opens to 8x27 layout with full page photo rendering showing three-quarter frontal view of Armstrong Siddley Sapphire 4-Door Saloon and two photographs showing interior and trunk, with discussion.
Folder opens to 13x11 layout with three photographs showing Armstrong Siddley Whitley Four- and Six Light 4-Door Saloons and Hurricane Drop-Head Coupe, with discussion and specifications.
www.mclellansautomotive.com /sales-lit/bymake/armstrongsiddeley/index.shtml   (430 words)

 Armstrong Siddeley Joins Heritage Collection   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1909 J D Siddeley took over the Deasy Motor Co and the company became known as Siddeley Deasy and became a successful mid-range car producer.
After the war there was a shortage of materials, and to maintain supplies Siddeley Deasy merged with the Sir WG Armstrong Whitworth Company and became Armstrong Siddeley Motors in 1919.
The first car manufactured under the Armstrong Siddeley name was the 30hp which was sold to the European aristocracy.
www.carpages.co.uk /news/armstrong-siddeley-sapphire-346-09-03-05.asp   (753 words)

 de Havilland, Hawker de Havilland - History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Armstrong Whitworth / Hawker Siddeley / Hawker de Havilland
Armstrong Whitworth had been involved in aeronautical engineering, and in 1920, a subsidiary company, Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft, was formed specifically to design and manufacture aircraft and utilise the manufacturing facilities developed during WW1 by Siddeley-Deasy.
Two years later it was purchased by Armstrong Siddeley and amalgamated with Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft to form the Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Company.
www.boeing.com /global/Australia/History/hdh.html   (983 words)

 Armstrong Siddeley saloon - part restored 1930s Armstrong Siddeley saloon photo at Classic Wheels
If you're interested in classic Armstrong Siddeley vehicles, don't forget to have a look around the rest of this old transport website as you'll find more about Armstrong Siddeley, in addition to this part restored saloon from the saloon section.
If you are particularly interested in this, the saloon built by Armstrong Siddeley, the items below may be of interest, all of which are on sale *right now* in the UK and Internationally on eBay, and can be bid on today!
Please note that this Armstrong Siddeley saloon photo and all other images are Copyright and not to be reproduced anywhere else in any form, and no images are to be linked to direct from other websites.
www.classic-wheels.co.uk /old_armstrong_siddeley_saloon.htm   (356 words)

 Armstrong Siddeley - Motorbase
The 1920's witnessed an explosion of new British car makers, it was soon clear that there was simply not enough room for all of these independent companies, companies would have to fight for survival.
Armstrong Siddeley quickly established a reputation for building quality motorcars that appealed to the middle-classes competing with Alvis, Rover and later Jaguar.
Armstrong Siddeley Lancaster 6 Light Saloon, Mulliner Max (1950)
www.motorbase.com /manufacturer/by-id/7   (167 words)

 Australian National Aviation Museum - Armstrong Siddeley Genet Engine
While all of the Armstrong Siddeley radial engines were named after "big cats" their post war jet engines were named after "snakes" and included the Viper engine developed for the GAF Jindervik, and the Double Mamba turboprop engine used in the Fairey Gannet anti submarine aircraft.
The Armstrong Siddeley company was formed in 1919 and was a British manufacturer of luxury cars and later, aircraft engines.
in 1935 J D Siddeley was bought out by the Hawker Aircraft Company to form Hawker Siddeley and in 1960 the aircraft engine division was merged with Bristol Aero Engines to form Bristol Siddeley, which was taken over by Rolls Royce in 1966.
www.aarg.com.au /GenetEngine.htm   (299 words)

 Hawker-Siddeley at AllExperts
Hawker Siddeley was a group of UK aircraft manufacturing companies formed as a result of the merger of Hawker Aircraft with Armstrong-Siddeley.
Hawker Siddeley group designs in the Hawker-Siddeley stable included the Gloster Meteor, the first Allied jet fighter.
The Hawker Siddeley name was bought retained by one of HS firms, Aberdare Holdings (formerly South Wales Switchgear).
en.allexperts.com /e/h/ha/hawker-siddeley.htm   (942 words)

 Armstrong Siddeley Lancaster Car Spares and Information on Armstrong Siddeleys, Lancasters etc
Simply go to the relevant page for your Armstrong Siddeley - see the menu on the Classics Free Ads homepage if this isn't it - and post your ad for free.
Just click the link to view this new Armstrong Siddeley car advertising service, and read all about it.
To advertise your FREE Armstrong Siddeley autojumble spares, wants, projects, literature or information request on this noticeboard, please complete the form further down the page - No restored Armstrong Siddeleys for sale, unless they're scrap Lancasters being sold for parts only please!
www.oldclassiccar.co.uk /freeads/armstrong_siddeley_lancaster.htm   (1076 words)

 Armstrong Siddeley | English | Dictionary & Translation by Babylon
Armstrong Siddeley was a British company operating during the first half of the 20th century.
It had two aspects: motor cars, Armstrong Siddeley Motors Ltd, and aero-engines and aircraft, via the Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth Company.
The company was formed as a result of the merger of the interests of two Coventry-based companies, Armstrong-Whitworth and Siddeley-Deasy in 1919.
www.babylon.com /definition/Armstrong_Siddeley   (77 words)

ASOC exists to help members maintain and preserve their cars, but membership is open to all; you do not have to own an Armstrong Siddeley.
The Armstrong Siddeley Owners' Club exists to help members maintain and preserve their cars.
The Club is run for the mutual benefit of its members by unpaid volunteer fellow members and offers many advantages to Armstrong Siddeley owners.
www.speedace.info /automotive_directory/armstrong_sidely.htm   (552 words)

 British Motor Manufacturers 1894-1960, Armstrong-Siddeley
These cars had some sporting potential and were powered by a 4.9 litre 6-cylinder engine with a Hiduminium alloy block and head.
(Rolls-Royce had developed this alloy for their aero-engines and it was produced by the Siddeley subsidiary High Duty Alloys Ltd.).
Production ceased in 1960 when their parent company Hawker Siddeley merged with Bristol.
www.britishmm.co.uk /history.asp?id=60   (217 words)

 Armstrong Siddeley Hurricane Car Spares and Information on Armstrong Siddeleys, Hurricanes etc
If you'd like a website building for your antique Armstrong Siddeley or favourite motor, from £25, I can help you out - see design page.
You can also leave details of Armstrong Siddeleys that you'd like to trace the history of, or maybe you wonder where the classic Hurricane you once owned now is!
To advertise your FREE Armstrong Siddeley autojumble spares, wants, projects, literature or information request on this noticeboard, please complete the form further down the page - No restored Armstrong Siddeleys for sale, unless they're scrap Hurricanes being sold for parts only please!
www.oldclassiccar.co.uk /freeads/armstrong_siddeley_hurricane.htm   (1116 words)

 Webgids resultaten voor: Recreation : Autos : Makes and Models : Armstrong Siddeley
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De inhoud van de Internetgids is gebaseerd op Open Directory en is verbeterd met gebruik van Vindens technologie.
www.vinden.nl /g/?cat=/Recreation/Autos/Makes_and_Models/Armstrong_Siddeley/&ctt=Armstrong%20Siddeley   (97 words)

 Classic Armstrong Siddeley Cars For Sale, Armstrong Siddeleys Car Wanted. Used/Private/Trade, Vintage/Veteran/Old Cars ...
Armstrong Siddley Hurricane, I put this car away over 20 years ago (garaged) and started to renovate it, but time and other projects left it stood-so is in need of a good refurb.
I used to take around to shows with the owners Club, as in the picture you see here was taken over 20 years ago-the car doesnt look much different but needs work, as does the owner lol.
Available soon.4 sapphire saloons.Condition to be ratified some restorable some spare only.Moving to secure yard.At this stage please notify me of what you may be interested in.Fuller info plus pics will be forwarded to genuine leads only.Insp.by appt only.Delivery service available uk.
www.carandclassic.co.uk /list/62   (365 words)

Come and meet other Armstrong Siddeley Owners from all over the World in the Siddeley Group on YAHOO.
This site is dedicated the 16/18 HP Armstrong Siddeley models that were built by Armstrong Siddeley Motors between 1946 and 1953.
Opinions and views expressed on these pages are made without consultation with the Armstrong Siddeley Owners Club Ltd and are therefore are my own.
mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk /armstrong_16hp/index.html   (226 words)

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