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CIERVA ROTOCRAFT LIMITED]
GRASSHOPPER HELICOPTER
(CR-LTH-1)

4. Company Activities and Plans

4.2 Staff of Operating Subsidiary


Servotec comprises a compact team of about 60 in all, including administration, technical engineers, designers and craftsmen. The main activity is in helicopter design and development, but a variable amount of capacity exists which is used on a variety of contract assignments in several fields of engineering. Planning and cost control are adequate for reliable budgeting, without loading contracts with heavy overheads. The whole organisation [[organization]] is located at Redhill Aerodrome.

Work we have successfully undertaken includes design and development of aero sub-assemblies, medical equipment, special purpose machines, and research hardware such as test gear including hydraulics and electronic instrumentation elements and systems. This diversity of engineering activity stimulates versatility, enterprise and originality throughout the team, and we pride ourselves on our flexibility and freedom from the prejudices and politics of larger and older firms. Our design and inspection organisations [[organizations]] are approved by the Air Registration Board.

Specifically, our staff services and facilities comprise:

1. Design Office

Chief designer and three leading designers, with supporting designers and draughtsmen; drawings, printing and document copying; data files.

2. Technical Office

Deputy chief designer, with airworthiness, quality control and electronic design duties. Senior stress engineer/mathematician with computer programming ability and on-line digital computer facility. Junior stress engineer, technical assistant. Two development engineers and a component test engineer.
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