BOOK WINDSOR HOTELS

Featured Destination

April 2019: Hereford

April can be a tricky month for weather in Britain: surprisingly sunny days interspersed with spring showers. So a destination where the best of the ...More
More Uk destinations

Sydney Camm
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Windsor, Berkshire
Born on 5th of August 1893
Died on 12th of March 1966

Born 1893. 1966 - English aircraft designer.


Joined Hawker Engineering Company in 1923 and became chief designer. Designed single-engined military aircraft including the Fury, Hart and Demon biplanes and his first monoplane, the Hurricane. Also designed Tornado, Typhoon, Tempest and the jet-engined Sea Hawk and jump-jet Harrier.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Sydney Camm?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

5087 views since 15th February 2007

Brit Quote:
The trouble with words is that you never know whose mouths they have been in. - Dennis Potter
More Quotes

On this day:
Battle of Hedgeley Moor - 1464, Robinson Crusoe Published - 1719, Treaty of Amiens Signed - 1802, Crick and Watson discover DNA - 1953
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages