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BROWN, Eric Melrose “Winkle”. CBE, DSC, AFC, Hon FRAeS

Born in Leith, Scotland 1919. Former Royal Navy officer and test pilot. He holds the world records for number of aircraft types flown (487), and number of aircraft carrier landings and takeoffs. He was also the first pilot to fly a jet aircraft on and off an aircraft carrier.

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