A Tribute to British Royal Navy officer and experimental test pilot Captain Eric Melrose “Winkle” Brown (27 January 1919 – 21 February.
Captain Eric Melrose "Winkle" Brown, CBE, DSC, AFC, Hon FRAeS, RN (21 January 1919 – 21 February was a British Royal Navy officer and test pilot Early life · Wartime service · Post-war · Records.
The Royal Navy's most decorated pilot, Capt Eric "Winkle" Brown, has died at the age of 97. Capt Brown also held the world record for flying the greatest number of different types of aircraft - 487. During World War Two, Capt Brown, who was born in Leith in flew fighter.
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Although he had an amazing power to improvise in difficult moments, he meticulously studied the aircraft he was asked to fly, paying close attention to detail—not only for the British planes he tested, but also axis aircraft from Germany, Japan, and Italy captured during World War II, as well as Soviet and American planes. Airshow Operations: 'Every Day's a New Adventure'. Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall. He was no daredevil. In pics: Stunning aerial shots of London's football stadia by. He was a great man — and great fun to be around. Captain Eric 'Winkle' Brown discusses Luftwaffe Aircraft