Richard H.B Peach 1922-1951
He returned to Rolls-Royce in 1946 as Test and Liasion pilot in relation to the Royal Navy. He introduced the art of ultra-low RPM cruising into the Seafire squadrons. The company converted him onto multi-engined Bombers and Transports. He flew meteors and undertook pilot training in engine handling with the airforces of Denmark,Holland and Belgium.
He was killed in the first accident involving a Canberra on 13th June 1951 at Hucknall.