Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Louis Dwarris Launcelot Gibbs

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Louis Dwarris Launcelot Gibbs (1885-1945)

L. D. L. Gibbs flew the Dunne 'swept wing' aircraft at Blair Atholl Scotland in 1908.

By 1910 he graduated to flying a special 'clipped' wing Henri Farman biplane at air meets & races either at Wolverhampton England, Leopardstown Ireland or Lanark Scotland.

1910 Gained his aviator's certificate at Mourmelon (British #10; French #82)[1]

A picture of him is a portrait in the Smithsonian's Air and Space museum in their Early Flight hall.

He was a lieutenant in the Royal Field Artillery.

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Sources of Information

  1. Royal Aero Club records