These photographs are of Test Pilots,Engineers,and various research and production aircraft flown on test flights mostly from the late 1940's through to the present day.
Most of these have been kindly signed by those depicted
Friday, December 12, 2008
Derrick A.S Colvin DFC 1922-1986
Derrick A.S Colvin served with the RAF between 1940-1946 with 64 and 249 Sqn's, commanding 249 Sqn. On leaving the RAF he joined Scottish Aviation as an airline pilot. He first flew a helicopter in 1948 and joined Westlands in 1949. He was involved test flying the S-55