A/Cdre Allen Henry Wheeler OBE DFC 1904-1984
Allen Wheeler was commissioned in the RAF in 1925 and trained as both an engineer and pilot before attending
Later he was involved in development flying for the airborne forces before the invasion of
Post-war, he commanded RAF Cyprus and the Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment at Boscombe Down. In 1947 he became the Shuttleworth Trust’s first Aviation Trustee, holding that position until 1980.