Mr Philip Aubrey Wills CBE

 

 photo: 1928, aged 21

 

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In 1939, setting the British gliding height record of 14,200ft

 

b. 1907; he went to Harrow.

a 'warehouseman' from London; pioneering, record-setting and record-breaking glider pilot at Dunstable.

President of the British Gliding Association; Chairman of the Royal Aero Club;

Director of Operations in the Air Transport Auxiliary during WWII -

see https://www.ata-ferry-pilots.org/index.php/category-blog-1939/68-wills-philip

later General Manager of BOAC.

d. January 1978 aged 70.

 

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