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Biographical entry Love, Nigel Borland (1892 - 1979)

16 January 1892
South Kurrajong, New South Wales, Australia
2 October 1979
Killara, New South Wales, Australia
Aviator and Flour miller


Nigel Borland Love and H.E. Broadsmith established a company in 1919 called Australian Aircraft and Engineering Company (AAEC), Australia's first aircraft manufacturing industry, with Love as managing director. They produced six AVRO 504 K training biplanes for the R.A.A.F. and seven for civilian customers before going into voluntary liquidation in 1923. Love then joined the flour-milling firm of Edwin Davey & Sons, becoming sales manager and going on to own his own flour-mill.

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  • Walker, J.D., 'Love, Nigel Borland (1892-1979), aviator and flour-miller', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 10, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986, pp. 152-153. Also available at Details

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Rosanne Walker