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Wills, Howard Arthur (1906 - )

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Aeronautical engineer
Born: 16 May 1906  Boulder, Western Australia, Australia
Howard Arthur Wills was Chief Defence Scientist 1968-71. Earlier in his career he had been involved in the life of aircraft structures.

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Born Boulder, Western Australia, 16 May 1906. OBE. Educated University of Western Australia (BE). Design Engineer, Fairey Aviation Co. England 1932-36; Senior Aeronautical Engineer, Department of Civil Aviation, Melbourne 1936-39; Head of Structures & Materials Division, CSIRO Aeronautical Research Laboratories 1940-51; Assistant Controller (Research & Development), Department of Supply 1951-55; Chief Executive (Atomic Weapons Tests) 1955-57, Deputy Controller (Trials & Instrumentation) 1958-63, Controller (Research & Development) 1964-66, Deputy Secretary (Research & Engineering) 1967-68; Chief Defence Scientist, Department of Defence 1968-71.
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Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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