These photographs are of Test Pilots,Engineers,and various research and production aircraft flown on test flights mostly from the late 1940's through to the present day.
Most of these have been kindly signed by those depicted
Monday, April 28, 2008
H. Ken Cartwright
From South Rhodesia, he trained at the de Havilland Technical School between 1935 and 1938. He was an engineer with Wilson Airways, Kenya before joining the RAF in 1940. He served with 30 Sqn in the Middle and Far East flying Blenheims and Hurricanes.On returning to the UK in 1944 he tested aircraft at No 3501 MU and the Instrument Flying Development Flight at Boscombe Down. He joined D Napier as a test pilot.