Person    | Male  Born 27/12/1773  Died 15/12/1857

Sir George Cayley

Categories: Aviation, Science

Scientist and pioneer of aviation. Born Scarborough.

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Sir George Cayley

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George Cayley

George Cayley, engineer & inventor, established on this site The Royal Po...

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Sir George Cayley

London County Council Sir George Cayley, 1773 - 1857, scientist and pioneer ...

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Biggin Hill Royal Air Force Station

Biggin Hill Royal Air Force Station

The airfield was originally opened by the Royal Flying Corps during World War I. At first it was used for wireless experiments, but was then established as part of the London Air Defence Area, resp...

Place, Armed Forces, Aviation

2 memorials
Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain

As part of WW2 the Germans set out to gain supremacy over the RAF in the British skies. This, the Battle of Britain, was the first time that a major campaign took place in the air. The Luftwaffe at...

Event, Aviation, Tragedy

5 memorials
Dambusters Raid

Dambusters Raid

An attack by Royal Air Force 617 Squadron on German dams using bouncing bombs designed by Barnes Wallis. The operation was led by Guy Gibson. Subject of the 1955 film The Dambusters for which Eric ...

Event, Armed Forces, Aviation

2 memorials
Shoreham Aircraft Museum

Shoreham Aircraft Museum

Founded by local enthusiasts, whose passion for the Battle of Britain period resulted in the establishment of a permanent display in 1988. It houses hundreds of relics excavated by the group from c...

Group, Aviation, Museums / Libraries

2 memorials
Mary Geraldine Murphy

Mary Geraldine Murphy

Senior Purser Mary Geraldine Murphy was born on 14 May 1937 in Dublin, Ireland, one of the six children of Robert and Margaret Murphy.  Our Picture Source and the Clipper Crew website gives more i...

Person, Aviation, Tragedy, Ireland, Scotland

1 memorial