Monday, April 28, 2008

H. Ken Cartwright

From left: H. Ken Cartwright, Mike Randrup, J.F. Olver and Alan Sutcliffe DFM
From South Rhodesia, he trained at the de Havilland Technical School between 1935 and 1938. He was an engineer with Wilson Airways, Kenya before joining the RAF in 1940. He served with 30 Sqn in the Middle and Far East flying Blenheims and Hurricanes.On returning to the UK in 1944 he tested aircraft at No 3501 MU and the Instrument Flying Development Flight at Boscombe Down. He joined D Napier as a test pilot.