Neville Duke

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Birthday
11, 1922
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 7, 2007 (85)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
11, 1922
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 7, 2007 (85)

About

Decorated World War II fighter pilot and test pilot who rose to celebrity status in England.

Before Fame

He set a world record for air speed when his Hunter WB188 flew at 727.63 miles per hour in 1953.

Trivia

He lost his good friend and fellow test pilot, John Derry, during a demonstration flight gone awry.

Family Life

He was married for sixty years to his wife, Gwen.

Associated With

Alex Henshaw was another renowned British aviator.