Capt Norman Macmillan MC AFC

  1917, when a Captain in the RFC, aged 25

 

 

'author and outstanding pilot', the chief test pilot of Fairey Aviation from 1924.

Later flew the Fairey Long-range monoplane on its world flight.

Originally from Glasgow.

WWI ace with 11 victories; later Wing Commander, and the first person to land at Heathrow (before it was an airport).

Winner of the speed prize (at 76.1 mph!) in the Lympne Motor Glider competition of October 1923, in the Parnall Pixie.

d. 1976

 

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