A.V. Roe

A.V. Roe (HM2841)

Location: Weybridge, England KT13 0NY Surrey
Country: United Kingdom

N 51° 21.26', W 0° 27.828'

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A.V Roe

From this area, on various dates in 1907-8, A.V Roe made a series of towing flights and flight trials with an aircraft of his own design and construction, powered, in the later trials, by an 18/24 h.p. Antoinette engine. These trials were made along the finishing straight of the motor racing track, on this site. A.V. Roe thus became the first of the long line of famous pioneers and pilots of many nations who made air history on this flying field of Brooklands. This tablet was placed here in June 1954 by Vickers-Armstrongs Aircraft Division and was unveiled by Sir Alliott Verdon-Roe then in his 78th year.
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HM NumberHM2841
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Year Placed1954
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Date Added Monday, June 4th, 2018 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 676592 N 5692282
Decimal Degrees51.35433333, -0.46380000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 51° 21.26', W 0° 27.828'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds51° 21' 15.6" N, 0° 27' 49.68" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5 Brooklands Dr, Weybridge England KT13 0NY, GB
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