Flt-Lt Christopher Stainbank Staniland

 1938

 

A Schneider Trophy pilot, in 1928.

Fairey's chief test pilot from 1936; 'His real love is motor racing' (well, thanks very much). bailed out from the same aircraft twice in one day.

Killed in WWII:  26 June 1942 in a Fairey Firefly; buried Keddington, Lincs.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Staniland

 

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