Eric Burchmore

Eric Burchmore

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Air Commodore Eric Burchmore, CBE, (18 June 1920 - 11 October 1994) was a Royal Air Force officer with a long and distinguished career. During the late 1960s and early 70s, Burchmore led the introduction into RAF service, of the Hawker Siddeley Harrier aircraft.Eric Burchmore was born on 18 June 1920, in Thornaby-on-Tees, the son of a steel worker and was educated at the Robert Atkinson School. After leaving school, Burchmore joined the RAF with the ambition of being a pilot, however he was turned down for pilot training due to his defective colour vision and trained to be an aircraft engineer instead. He served for three years as an apprentice at RAF Halton, followed by a posting to RAF Kenley as an aircraft more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135720627
  • 9786135720624