DAILY TELEGRAPH – OBITUARY ALEX ROBERTS

afc3-001After training as a pilot during his National Service, Alex Roberts joined Short Brothers as a test pilot.  He was the project pilot for the Short SC 1, the first British fixed-wing VTOL aircraft and also for the Canberra U 10 and Canberra PR 9.  He carried out very high altitude tests and later test flew the Skyvan and Belfast aircraft before filling numerous senior management posts with the company.

 

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