Capt Henri Charles Amedie de la Faye Biard

  1912, aged 20

mini_-_c_biard.jpg  c.1934, aged 42.

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From Jersey; a very early flier, test pilot for Supermarine.

Schneider Trophy pilot in 1922, 23 and 25 (during which he crashed, "making a huge hole in the sea", but emerged merely slightly dazed).

His autobiography is called, er, 'Wings' (1934).

 

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