South West Region

Capt Eric Melrose ‘Winkle’ Brown CBE, DSC, AFC, KCVSA, PhD HonFRAeS, RN

  IN THE NEWS Pilot Eric "Winkle" Brown holds two of the most startling records from the world of flying. World record 2407 aircraft carrier landings - Flown 487 different aircraft And that's just a part of his extraordinary life.   His story in his words "Highlights of a Life in Aviation" 105 minutes without notes in July 2014 to the Royal Aeronautical Society, FAA Yeovilton Branch at the Concorde Hall, Fleet Air Arm Museum, RNAS Yeovilton 105 minutes without notes in July 2014, http://aerosociety.com/Events/Event-List/1554/Highlights-of-a-Life-in-Aviation#sthash.kEahYiG4.dpuf   BBC News Magazine http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-30039300 On BBC Desert Island Discs http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/features/desert-island-discs/castaway/d01755cf#b04nvgq1 [caption id="attachment_7326" align="alignleft" width="300"]Capt Eric Melrose ‘Winkle’ Brown CBE, DSC, AFC, KCVSA, PhD HonFRAeS, RN - Capt Eric Melrose ‘Winkle’ Brown CBE, DSC, AFC, KCVSA, PhD HonFRAeS, RN[/caption]    

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