Roy Chadwick BBC Broadcast

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Title

Roy Chadwick BBC Broadcast

Description

Transcript of broadcast 8 June 1942 in Manchester at 8.30pm. Tells of making model aircraft when he was a youngster and taking an interest in work of the Wright brothers, Codey, Roe and others. Relates when 18 getting to know A V Roe and joining him as his personal assistant. Mentions his early career at AV Roe. Mentions early days test pilot F P Raynham who taught Chadwick how to fly. Relates 1914-18 war work and finding himself in charge of 100 draughtsmen and design of a bomber and work on the 504. Carries on with career mentioning design of other aircraft, switch to metal aircraft and that he was responsible for design of over 30 types of aircraft. Concludes with discussion of his design philosophy and mention of the Lancaster. .

Creator

Publisher

British Broadcasting Corporation

Date

1942-06-08

Rights

This content is property of Delphine S Stevens who has kindly granted the International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0) permission to publish it. Please note that it was digitised by a third-party which used technical specifications that may differ from those used by International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive. It has been published here ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre.

Format

Three page printed document

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Identifier

MChadwickR18930430-190215-01

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Citation

R Chadwick, “Roy Chadwick BBC Broadcast,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 26, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23986.

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