Harald Penrose, O.B.E, CEng, F.R.Ae.S, A.M.I.N.A was the chief test pilot at Westland Aircraft Ltd between 1931 and 1953, a naval architect, and an aviation author. His flying experience ranged from man carrying kites before the First World War to early jet fighters and helicopters. He designed, built and flew his own glider in the 1930s, designed 36 boats and yachts, and wrote many books describing his flying career and the history of British aviation.

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  • Harald Penrose, O.B.E, CEng, F.R.Ae.S, A.M.I.N.A was the chief test pilot at Westland Aircraft Ltd between 1931 and 1953, a naval architect, and an aviation author. His flying experience ranged from man carrying kites before the First World War to early jet fighters and helicopters. He designed, built and flew his own glider in the 1930s, designed 36 boats and yachts, and wrote many books describing his flying career and the history of British aviation. (en)
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  • Harald Penrose, O.B.E, CEng, F.R.Ae.S, A.M.I.N.A was the chief test pilot at Westland Aircraft Ltd between 1931 and 1953, a naval architect, and an aviation author. His flying experience ranged from man carrying kites before the First World War to early jet fighters and helicopters. He designed, built and flew his own glider in the 1930s, designed 36 boats and yachts, and wrote many books describing his flying career and the history of British aviation. (en)
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