Thursday, January 04, 2007

Roy Radford 1928-2017

Maiden flight of VC-10 Tanker conversion for RAF on 22nd June 1982 from Filton,flown by Roy Radford and John Lewis.
Concorde test flight from Filton,flown by Roy Radford.
BAC One-Eleven 475 flown by Roy Radford on demonstration tour to Bolivia. Aircraft is seen leaving Cochabamba.

Roy Radford, BAC Weybridge assistant chief test pilot, was on the maiden flight of the BAC 1-11 500 and was responsible for the entire One-Eleven 500 flight development programme.