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Eric Gordon England

Eric Cecil Gordon England (5 April 1891 – February 1976) AFRAeS, FIMT, was a British aviator, racing driver and engineer. [1]

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Aerospace engineering

Aerospace Engineering is the primary field of engineering concerned with the development of aircraft and spacecraft.

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Argentina

Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located in southeastern South America.

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Austin 7

The Austin 7 is an economy car that was produced from 1922 until 1939 in the United Kingdom by Austin.

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Auto racing

Auto racing (also known as car racing, motor racing or automobile racing) is a sport involving the racing of automobiles for competition.

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Avro 504

The Avro 504 was a World War I biplane aircraft made by the Avro aircraft company and under licence by others.

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Bracknell

Bracknell is a town and civil parish in the Borough of Bracknell Forest in Berkshire, England.

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Bristol Aeroplane Company

The Bristol Aeroplane Company, originally the British and Colonial Aeroplane Company, was both one of the first and one of the most important British aviation companies, designing and manufacturing both airframes and aero engines.

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Bristol Biplane Type 'T'

The Bristol Biplane Type 'T', sometimes called the Challenger-Dickson Biplane, was a derivative of the Bristol Boxkite.

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Bristol Gordon England biplanes

The Bristol Gordon England biplanes were a series of early British military biplane aircraft designed by Gordon England for the Bristol Aeroplane Company that first flew in 1912.

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Brooklands

Brooklands was a motor racing circuit and aerodrome built near Weybridge in Surrey, England, United Kingdom.

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Bury St Edmunds (UK Parliament constituency)

Bury St Edmunds is a constituency in Suffolk centred on the town of Bury St Edmunds that elects a Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Closed wing

A closed wing is a non-planar wing that uses a continuous surface, eliminating the wing tips.

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Common Wealth Party

The Common Wealth Party (CW) was a socialist political party in the United Kingdom in the Second World War.

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Concordia, Entre Ríos

San Antonio de Padua de la Concordia (usually shortened to Concordia) is a city in the north-east of the province of Entre Ríos in the Argentine Mesopotamia.

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Doncaster

Doncaster (or (preferred locally)), is a large market town in South Yorkshire, England.

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Engineering apprentice

An engineering apprenticeship in the UK is an apprenticeship in mechanical engineering or electrical engineering or aeronautical engineering to train craftsmen, technicians, senior technicians, Incorporated Engineers and Chartered Engineer for vocational oriented work and professional practice.

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Framlingham College

Framlingham College is an independent, coeducational boarding and day school in the town of Framlingham, near Woodbridge, Suffolk, England.

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General Aircraft Limited

General Aircraft Limited was a British aircraft manufacturer from its formation in 1931 to amalgamation with Blackburn Aircraft in 1949 to become Blackburn and General.

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Glider (sailplane)

A sailplane or glider is a type of glider aircraft used in the sport of gliding.

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Gliding

Gliding is a recreational activity and competitive air sport in which pilots fly unpowered aircraft known as gliders or sailplanes using naturally occurring currents of rising air in the atmosphere to remain airborne.

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Gordon England (coachbuilder)

Gordon England was a British coachbuilding company based in Putney, South West London and later in the Palace of Industry, Wembley, North London with a showroom at 28 South Molton Street, Mayfair, London W1.

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Gordon England glider

The Gordon England glider was a single seat glider designed specifically for the first British gliding competition held at Itford Hill in 1922, an endurance event.

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Great Northern Railway (Great Britain)

The Great Northern Railway (GNR) was a British railway company established by the Great Northern Railway Act of 1846.

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Hanriot (aircraft company)

Aéroplanes Hanriot et Cie. or simply 'Hanriot' was a French aircraft manufacturer with roots going back to the beginning of aviation.

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James Radley

James Radley (1884–1959) was one of the first English aviators, holding Royal Aero Club Aviators Certificate Number 12.

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Larkhill

Larkhill is a garrison town in the civil parish of Durrington, Wiltshire, England.

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List of pilots awarded an Aviator's Certificate by the Royal Aero Club in 1911

The Royal Aero Club issued Aviators Certificates from 1910.

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Noel Pemberton Billing

Noel Pemberton Billing (sometimes hyphenated as Noel Pemberton-Billing) (31 January 1881 – 11 November 1948) was an English aviator, inventor, publisher, and Member of Parliament.

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Norman Thompson Flight Company

The Norman Thompson Flight Company was a British aircraft manufacturer specialising in the construction of flying boats.

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Pilot (aeronautics)

An aircraft pilot or aviator is a person who actively and directly operates the directional flight controls of an aircraft while it is in flight.

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Radley-England waterplanes

The Radley-England Waterplane was a British floatplane designed and built by James Radley and Gordon England to take place in the 1913 Circuit of Britain race.

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Royal Aeronautical Society

The Royal Aeronautical Society, also known as the RAeS, is a British-founded multidisciplinary professional institution dedicated to the global aerospace community.

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Short Folder

Short Folder is a generic name often applied to several different Short Brothers' aircraft types designed and built prior to and during World War I. Short Brothers developed and patented folding wing mechanisms for ship-borne aircraft from 1913; the wings were hinged so that they folded back horizontally alongside the fuselage (as shown in the image), reducing the storage space required for stowing them aboard ship.

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South Fambridge

South Fambridge is a village in Essex, England.

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Test pilot

A test pilot is an aviator who flies new and modified aircraft in specific maneuvers, known as flight test techniques or FTTs, allowing the results to be measured and the design to be evaluated.

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United Kingdom general election, 1945

The United Kingdom general election of 1945 was a general election held on 5 July 1945, with polls in some constituencies delayed until 12 July and in Nelson and Colne until 19 July, because of local wakes weeks.

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W. O. Bentley

Walter Owen Bentley, MBE (16 September 1888 – 13 August 1971) was an English engineer who designed engines for cars and aircraft, raced cars and motorcycles, and founded Bentley Motors Limited in Cricklewood near London.

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1912 British Military Aeroplane Competition

In 1911 the War Office announced their first Military Aeroplane Competition for aircraft to meet the requirements of the newly formed Royal Flying Corps.

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24 Hours of Le Mans

The 24 Hours of Le Mans (24 Heures du Mans) is the world's oldest active sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since near the town of Le Mans, France.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Gordon_England

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