Alan Cobham

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Birthday
6, 1894
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 21, 1973 (79)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
6, 1894
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 21, 1973 (79)

About

Long-distance aviation pioneer who popularized flight in England.

Before Fame

He graduated from the Royal Flying Corps and went on to found the Havilland Airplane Manufacturing Company.

Trivia

He went on a whirlwind air tour of Europe in 1921, stopping in seventeen different cities over the course of three weeks.

Family Life

He grew up in London, England.

Associated With

He, like his American peer Wiley Post , wowed 20th-century audiences as a pilot in a flying circus.