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Video: Samuel Cody remembered

Photo: Sir Gerald Howarth MP giving a few words on behalf of the local community during the ceremony. ©FlyPast-Nigel Price


Volunteers at the Farnborough Air Sciences Trust (FAST) museum paid tribute to aviation pioneer Samuel Cody on August 7, with the unveiling of a special statue of the airman.

Among the many invited special guests was Captain Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown, who unveiled the new monument.

For more on the Cody memorial, see FlyPast’s October issue, on sale in the UK and on download on August 30. This issue will also be available worldwide – ask at your local book store for more details.  Visit Key Shop to buy online.

Captain Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown, centre right of the photo, and other special guests. ©FlyPast-Nigel Price

The event was very well attended, with several hundred people watching the ceremony. ©FlyPast-Nigel Price

FAST’s Cody Pavilion, which houses a replica of his British Army Aeroplane. No.1A. All photos – ©FlyPast-Nigel Price

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