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Roy Chadwick
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Born in Farnworth, Greater Manchester
Born on 30th of April 1893
Died on 23rd of August 1947

Born 1893. Died 1947 - English aeronautical engineer.


Educated at Manchester College of Technology. Designed aeroplanes including the Avro 504 trainer, the Baby (a light aircraft), Avain and Anson. Designed the Manchester and Lancaster heavy bombers during WWII. Designed the jet-propelled Tudor and Ashton. Killed in a test flight of the Tudor II prototype.

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