Pooleys commenced it's many Aviation activities in 1957, becoming a Limited Company in 1961 and opening it's present factory at Cranfield in 1966. Most of the products on this site are from this factory
In 1957 we made our First Knee Board. In 1962 we published our first Flight Guide (Europe) and in 1964 the first UK Flight Guide. Also in 1964 we produced the first CRP-1 Computer followed by the CRP-5 in 1966. Publishing our first Technical book, Aerobatics (Airlife) in 1974 and in 1995 took over the manufacture of the Aviat Computers. In 2000 we published the first of our JAR Airline pilots Manuals and commenced the publishing of Pooleys Air Presentations, The Aviation Ground School OHP transparencies. Pooleys opened it's first wholesale and retail shop in Africa at Grand Central Airport, Johannesburg in June 2002.