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Sydney Camm
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Born in Windsor, Berkshire
Born on 5th of August 1893
Died on 12th of March 1966

Born 1893. 1966 - English aircraft designer.


Joined Hawker Engineering Company in 1923 and became chief designer. Designed single-engined military aircraft including the Fury, Hart and Demon biplanes and his first monoplane, the Hurricane. Also designed Tornado, Typhoon, Tempest and the jet-engined Sea Hawk and jump-jet Harrier.

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