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L. E. Baynes

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Leslie Everett Baynes, AFRAeS (23 March 1902 – 13 March 1989) was an English aeronautical engineer. [1]

43 relations: Abbott-Baynes Sailplanes, Abbott-Baynes Scud 1, Aerospace engineering, Airco, Alan Muntz, Barnes, London, Baynes Bat, Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey, Carden-Baynes Auxiliary, Carden-Baynes Bee, Croydon, Douglas A-20 Havoc, Farnham, Flight lieutenant, Flying boat, Gresham's School, Hendon Aerodrome, Heston Aerodrome, Heston Aircraft Company, Hydrofoil, Mignet HM.14, Mignet Pou-du-Ciel, Ministry of Supply, Percival Proctor, Poole, Pusher configuration, Robert Kronfeld, Rochester, Kent, Royal Aeronautical Society, Royal Air Force, Short Brothers, Short Singapore, Sir John Carden, 6th Baronet, Stephen Appleby, Swanage, Tank, Turbinlite, Variable-pitch propeller, Variable-sweep wing, Villiers Engineering, Winston Churchill, World War II, Youngman-Baynes High Lift.

Abbott-Baynes Sailplanes

Abbott-Baynes Sailplanes Ltd. was a 1930s glider manufacturing company based at Wrecclesham, near Farnham, Surrey.

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Abbott-Baynes Scud 1

The Abbott-Baynes Scud 1 was a parasol-winged single seat glider intended to introduce pilots to soaring flight.

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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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The Aircraft Manufacturing Company Limited (Airco) was a British aircraft manufacturer operating from 1912 to 1920.

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Alan Muntz

Frederick Alan Irving Muntz BA FRAeS (7 June 1899 – 7 March 1985) was a British consulting aeronautical engineer.

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Barnes, London

Barnes is a district in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

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Baynes Bat

The Baynes Bat (or sometimes Slingsby-Baynes Bat) was an experimental glider of the Second World War, designed by L. E. Baynes.

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Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey

The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey is an American multi-mission, tiltrotor military aircraft with both vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL), and short takeoff and landing (STOL) capabilities.

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Carden-Baynes Auxiliary

The Carden-Baynes Auxiliary was the first motor glider with a retractable engine and propeller; it is known as the Abbott-Baynes Scud 3 when engineless.

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Carden-Baynes Bee

The Carden-Baynes Bee was a 1930s British two-seat aircraft, with twin engines in pusher configuration buried in the wings.

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Croydon is a large town in south London, England, south of Charing Cross.

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Douglas A-20 Havoc

The Douglas A-20 Havoc (company designation DB-7) is a United States attack, light bomber, intruder, and reconnaissance aircraft of World War II.

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Farnham is a town in Surrey, England, within the Borough of Waverley.

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Flight lieutenant

Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt in the RAF and IAF; FLTLT in the RAAF and RNZAF—formerly sometimes F/L in all services) is a junior commissioned air force rank that originated in the Royal Naval Air Service and is still used in the Royal Air Force and many other countries, especially in the Commonwealth.

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Flying boat

A flying boat is a fixed-winged seaplane with a hull, allowing it to land on water, that usually has no type of landing gear to allow operation on land.

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Gresham's School

Gresham’s School is an independent coeducational boarding school in Holt in Norfolk, England.

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Hendon Aerodrome

Hendon Aerodrome was an aerodrome in London, England, that was an important centre for aviation from 1908 to 1968.

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Heston Aerodrome

Heston Aerodrome was a 1930s airfield located to the west of London, UK, operational between 1929 and 1947.

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Heston Aircraft Company

Heston Aircraft Company was a British aircraft manufacturer based at Heston Aerodrome, Middlesex, England.

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A hydrofoil is a lifting surface, or foil, that operates in water.

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Mignet HM.14

The Mignet HM.14 Flying Flea (Pou du Ciel literally "Louse of the Sky" in French) is a single-seat light aircraft first flown in 1933, designed for amateur construction.

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Mignet Pou-du-Ciel

The Flying Flea (Pou du Ciel literally "Louse of the Sky" in French) is a large family of light homebuilt aircraft first flown in 1933.

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Ministry of Supply

The Ministry of Supply (MoS) was a department of the UK Government formed in 1939 to co-ordinate the supply of equipment to all three British armed forces, headed by the Minister of Supply.

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Percival Proctor

The Percival Proctor was a British radio trainer and communications aircraft of the Second World War.

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Poole is a large coastal town and seaport in the county of Dorset, on the south coast of England.

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Pusher configuration

In a vehicle with a pusher configuration (as opposed to a tractor configuration), the propeller(s) are mounted behind their respective engine(s).

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Robert Kronfeld

Squadron Leader Robert Kronfeld, AFC (5 May 1904 – 12 February 1948) was an Austrian-born gliding champion and sailplane designer of the 1920s and 30s.

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Rochester, Kent

Rochester is a town and was a historic city in the unitary authority of Medway in Kent, England.

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Royal Aeronautical Society

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

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Short Brothers

Short Brothers plc, usually referred to as Shorts or Short, is an aerospace company based in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Short Singapore

The Short Singapore was a British multi-engined biplane flying boat built after the First World War.

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Sir John Carden, 6th Baronet

Sir John Valentine Carden, 6th Baronet MBE (6 February 1892 – 10 December 1935) was an English tank and vehicle designer.

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Stephen Appleby

Stephen Villiers Appleby (9 February 1912 – 1984) was an English pilot and a leading proponent of the Mignet Pou-du-Ciel "Flying Flea" aircraft.

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Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England.

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A tank is an armoured fighting vehicle designed for front-line combat, with heavy firepower, strong armour, tracks and a powerful engine providing good battlefield maneuverability.

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The Helmore/GEC Turbinlite was a 2,700 million candela (2.7 Gcd) searchlight fitted in the nose of a number of British Douglas Havoc night fighters during the early part of the Second World War and around the time of The Blitz.

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Variable-pitch propeller

A controllable-pitch propeller (CPP) or variable-pitch propeller is a type of propeller with blades that can be rotated around their long axis to change the blade pitch.

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Variable-sweep wing

A variable-sweep wing, colloquially known as a "swing wing", is an airplane wing, or set of wings, that may be swept back and then returned to its original position during flight.

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Villiers Engineering

Villiers Engineering was a manufacturer of motorcycles and cycle parts, and an engineering company based in Villiers Street, Wolverhampton, England.

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Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 187424 January 1965) was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Youngman-Baynes High Lift

The Youngman-Baynes High Lift was a British, experimental aircraft of the 1940s.

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