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date: 13 April 2021

Camm, Sir Sydneylocked

  • Peter Wykeham
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Camm, Sir Sydney (1893–1966), aircraft designer, was born in Windsor on 5 August 1893, the eldest of twelve children of Frederick Camm, journeyman carpenter and joiner, and his wife, Mary Smith. At the Royal Free School at Windsor his interest in aviation was awakened at an early age through the construction of elementary flying models. Soon after he left school ...

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