Saturday, December 02, 2017

only one pilot is known to have performed a barrel roll in a Lancaster bomber, a feat that was considered by some to be reckless or impossible due to the aircraft's size and relatively modest performance.

Test pilot for Vickers Armstrong, at Castle Bromwich, Alex Henshaw

Thanks Steph23555!

1 comment:

  1. He would take off on test flights in fog, judge his position when returning by the smoke/vapour plume from the nearby power station, then descend through the clag and land completely blind.
    By the way, the Castle Bromwich factory became Jaguar Cars after the war.