Scottish aviator and World Battle II pilot most widely known for his flight speed records. He became, at age eighteen, the youngest official in the Royal Surroundings Force. He experienced from alcoholism, and in 1953, his pilot’s permit was revoked with the Civil Aviation Power Medical Plank. He suggested to fellow aviator Amy Johnson simply hours after reaching her. The few afterwards divorced. He and Alberto Santos Dumont had been both well-known aviators.