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Biographical entry Bishop, Arthur Ernest (1917 - 2006)

AM, FIEAust, FTS

Born
24 October 1917
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
2006
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Engineer

Summary

Arthur Ernest Bishop worked for the Department of Aircraft Production during World War II and developed landing gear steering and 'shimmy' control of military aircraft. He went on to become principal of A. E. Bishop and Associates, Sydney, now the Bishop Technology Group. Arthur Bishop held more than 300 patents in 17 countries at the time of his death.

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Events

1941 - 1945
Career position - Department of Aircraft Production Botany Annexe
1946 - 1969
Career position - Chief Engineer with L.B.L. Pty Ltd
1955 - 1956
Career position - Director of Research and Development at Houdaville Hershey Corp., USA
1956 -
Career position - Director of A. E. Bishop and Associates, Sydney (now the Bishop Technology Group)
1968 -
Career position - Principal of A. E. Bishop and Associates
1984
Award - Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

Published resources

Articles

Journal Articles

  • Rozycki, Jack, 'The Unknown Genius: Arthur Bishop', Australian Geographic, vol. 68, October-December, 2002, pp. 118-119. Details

Online Resources

See also

Helen Morgan