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Department of the Air Member for Technical Services - Personnel 1950 - 1951

It is currently only possible to show the those personnel fulfilling posts at Director of higher level.



Sir Victor Goddard

Air Member for Technical Services, KCB, CBE 16 Aug 1948
Mr S H Pontin Private Secretary  
Directorate-General of Technical Services (I)
AVM Geoffrey A H Pidcock Director-General, CB, CBE 14 Oct 1947
Directorate of Technical Policy
A/Cdre Wilfred L Freebody Director, CBE, AFC; later AVM 14 Feb 1949
Directorate of Technical Training

Leonard de V Chisman

Director, DFC  4 Apr 1949

Directorate of Aeronautical Inspection Services


Herbert W Heslop

Director, CB, CBE; later AVM  

Directorate-General of Technical Services (II)

AVM Colin W Weedon Director-General, CB, CBE, BA  2 Jan 1950
Directorate of Armament
A/Cdre Frederick G S Mitchell Director, OBE; later AVM 20 Feb 1950

Directorate of Engineering


Arthur F Hutton

Director, CBE, DFC 14 Mar 1949
Directorate of Radio
A/Cdre Ronald L Phillips Director, CBE  1 Jul 1949

Source - April 1950 Air Force List

By April 1951 a re-organisation of Departments had taken place and this department was absorbed into the Department of the Air Member for Supply and Organisation.

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