Cockerell


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Cockerell

(ˈkɒkərəl)
n
(Biography) Sir Christopher Sydney. 1910–99, British engineer, who invented the hovercraft
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1955: The hovercraft was patented by British engineer Christopher Cockerell.
ASimon Cockerell, Beijing-based general manager of the Koryo Group, one of the leading organisers of guided tours to North Korea, said the ban would affect 800 to 1,000 Americans who visit North Korea annually.
Lee Cockerell, a former executive vice president at Walt Disney World Resort, shared some insight on managing the park's 73,000 employees during a keynote session in March at the Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show.
Cockerell (1866-1948) expresando su interes por las abejas y pidiendole ayuda en la identificacion de un material que el habia colectado.
1955 BRITISH engineer Sir Christopher Cockerell patented the hovercraft.
1959: The Hovercraft invented by Christopher Cockerell is launched in Southampton.
His gruff, low-pitched rendition of Happy Birthday was shown incessantly on state TV after the event, and quickly became a joke among North Koreans who sing the song in the same style, according to Simon Cockerell of Koryo Tours, who has made over 140 trips to North Korea.
Like Hoover, Hovercraft has become a generic term but it started out as the product name of vehicles made by Saunders-Roe and designed by Christopher Cockerell.
Redescription of Inglisia vitrea Cockerell (Ilemiptera: Coccidae) and its transfer to the genus Pseudokermes Cockerell.
Lee Cockerell, author of The Customer Rules, spent a decade making customers' dreams come true as executive VP of operations at Walt Disney World Resort.
Lee Cockerell said, "If I was successful, it was because I hired the right people.
Cockerell looks at Johnson's early life in Eton and his later career as a journalist, MP and latterly Conservative mayor of London.