Ronald W. (John) Ford 1922-1958
In April 1954 he joined the Fairey Aviation Company at Ringway as a test pilot. He was seconded to Rolls Royce to assist with development flying on the Conway powered Vulcan in August 1958 following a period with Avions Fairey at Gosselies, Belgium. different types.
He was killed in the crash of Vulcan VX770 on 20th Sept 1958 at Syerston Airfield during the Battle of Britain Display