Best of British Aircraft


Since AV Roe started building his first aircraft in 1907 at Brooklands in Surrey there have been great designers, engineers and test pilots whose combined skills have created some of the greatest aircraft the World has ever seen.

In aircraft archivist Colin Higgs’s new hardback reference book you will discover the work of RJ Mitchell, Henry Royce, Geoffrey de Havilland, Sir Frederick Handley Page, Harry Hawker, Teddy Petter, Tommy Sopwith, Sydney Camm, the Short Brothers and many more.

The aircraft they designed include the Spitfire, Hurricane, Lancaster, Mosquito, Sunderland, Tiger Moth, Halifax, Lightning, Vulcan, Viscount, Harrier and even Concorde.

Whatever happens in the British aviation industry in the future it is these great people and their great aircraft that will be remembered and held up as examples of how to do it right.

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