Three men in front of an Avro 621 Tutor



Three men in front of an Avro 621 Tutor


Three men in a row standing behind the port wing of a single engine, two seat biplane registration K.123[..]. The man on the left is wearing a coat and hat, the one in the centre a flying helmet, parachute and coat. The man on the right wears a suit and tie. In the background trees. Captioned below 'The First Avro 621 Trainer for the Royal Air Force, L - R Roy Chadwick, Tommy Tompkins (test pilot) Mr W K Andrews (the aerodynamicist)'. Note above 'Should be re-considered for insertion. Only available photo showing black colour scheme and of interest in showing pilot + aerodynamicist mentioned in text which also gives number as first delivery to RAF'.



One b/w photograph mounted on a page


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