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WINKLE AND THE JETS

Audio from Chalke Valley History Festival 2018.
Always fearless, sometimes impetuous, Captain Eric Brown, better known as Winkle, was an early jet and rocket fighter pioneer. Unusual in being a naval pilot, his experience in immediate post-war Germany and at the Royal Aircraft Establishment has passed into legend. His biographer Paul Beaver separates reality from the myth and legend, shining a new light on Winkle’s exploits.