Monday, February 25, 2008

Herbert Clifford Rogers OBE DFC 1923-2003

Cliff Rogers,Harry Bailey,Harvey Heyworth, Jim Heyworth, Andy McDowell and Roy Barnard

Herbert Clifford Rogers OBE DFC Joined R.A.F. in 1938 as aircraft apprentice. Trained as pilot in 1941 and flew Lancasters on operations. Served also with Transport Command before leaving the Service. Was awarded D.F.C. Appointed C.F.I, at Tollerton Airport until joining Rolls-Royce in 1948.Cliff Rogers was the Chief Test Pilot at Hucknall until 1971.