WANTED: Lanchester Photographs

As Volume II of The Lanchester Legacy Trilogy nears completion, hundreds of photographs are being selected to illustrate the manuscript. If you have any high-quality photographs of Lanchesters that you own (or have owned) then they too could feature in the finished book. If you would like to contribute your Lanchester photographs, please send them[…]

Lanchester Trust Scholarship

Demonstrating that the Lanchester Trust has interests in all aspects of Lanchester creativity and invention, the Trustees are pleased to announce the formation of the Lanchester Trust Aeronautical Scholarship whereby Frederick Lanchester’s aeronautical theories are to be studied in depth at Coventry University. Subject: Flight dynamics and stability analysis and validation of Frederick Lanchester’s 1897[…]

Chris Clark writes for Oxford University

Chris Clark had already written articles for the Times and Telegraph, as well as motoring journals, but was highly honoured to be asked to write separate biographies on Dr. Frederick Lanchester and George Lanchester for Oxford University’s award-winning Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. The whole work can be purchased, or viewed at public libraries, or seen[…]

The King’s Limousine

This 1939 King George VI Lanchester Straight-8 Limousine was purchased in a derelict state by Chris Clark after its years of neglect in the USA. Its restoration work ended with Chris able to start and drive the King’s car around his own property. “The King’s Speech” was declared a great film, winning all the awards[…]