F/O Hugh Thornley Andrews

 1930

 

b 28 Jul 1907, Swansea, Glamorgan

RAF 1925-1930

He entered for the 1929 King's Cup Race, but withdrew before the start 

Chief Test Pilot for Spartan Aircraft Co Ltd, Woolston, Southampton, 1 Feb 1930 to 8 Sep 1931

He made two entries for the 1930 King's Cup Race, in Bluebird G-AATS and Spartan G-AAGO, and eventually flew in the latter but was unplaced.

He then entered Spartan Arrow, G-AAWZ in the Europa Rundflug 3-week Air Race, 16 Jul-8 Aug 1930

Test Pilot for Fairey Aviation Co, Hamble, Nov 1931 to Dec 1933

RAF in WWII, then Sales Manager for Cunliffe-Owen Aircraft Ltd, 1946-52

 

 

Research: thanks to Steve Brew

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