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Hardcover Racing Ace: The Fights and Flights of 'Kink' Kinkead DSO, DSC, DFC Book

ISBN: 1848842163

ISBN13: 9781848842168

Racing Ace: The Fights and Flights of 'Kink' Kinkead DSO, DSC, DFC

Samuel 'Kink' Kinkead won two DSCs with the Royal Naval Air Service, two DFC with the fledgling RAF and the DSO in Russia. A brilliant pilot, postwar he was a long range aviation pioneer and leading racing ace selected for the international Schneider Trophy in Venice in 1927. Tragically, he was killed in 1928 when he was only 31 during his attempt to shatter the World Air Speed record. He is honored by several memorials, at Cranwell, the RAF Club...

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