Decorated World War II fighter pilot and test pilot who rose to celebrity status in England.
He set a world record for air speed when his Hunter WB188 flew at 727.63 miles per hour in 1953.
He lost his good friend and fellow test pilot, John Derry, during a demonstration flight gone awry.
He was married for sixty years to his wife, Gwen.
Alex Henshaw was another renowned British aviator.