BTR Aerospace Group


Logo of the Dunlop Aircraft Tyres division, acquired by BTR in 1985

BTR Aerospace Group was a group of four companies formed in 1985 by BTR plc after the acquisition of the Dunlop Aviation Division from Dunlop Rubber. It comprised Dunlop Aviation Division, Aero Engine Equipment, Dunlop Precision Rubber, and Standard Aero (Canada).

In 1996, Dunlop Aircraft Tyres Limited was sold by BTR plc to form an independent company. It is based at Fort Dunlop, Birmingham, England.

In July 1998, Doughty Hanson & Co purchased BTR Aerospace Group and renamed it Dunlop Standard Aerospace Group.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Doughty Hanson & Co acquires BTR Aerospace Group, to be renamed Dunlop Standard Aerospace Group". Doughty Hanson & Co. 31 July 1998. Archived from the original on 3 October 2003.
  2. ^ Goldsmith, Charles (3 August 1998). "Aerospace Unit of BTR Is Sold to Doughty Hanson". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 23 September 2021.