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List of notable or famous aviators from England, with bios and photos, including the top aviators born in England and even some popular aviators who immigrated to England. If you're trying to find out the names of famous English aviators then this list is the perfect resource for you. These aviators are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known aviator from England is included when available.

These people, like Bruce Dickinson and Hugh Falkus include images when available.

This historic aviators from England list can help answer the questions "Who are some English aviators of note?" and "Who are the most famous aviators from England?" These prominent aviators of England may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected English aviators.

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Group Captain Paul Ward Spencer Bulman, CBE, MC, AFC & Bar, FRAeS, universally known as George Bulman, was a pilot whose flying life spanned thirty years. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 67 (1896-1963)

Birthplace: Luton, United Kingdom

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Bruce Dickinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Aviators from England
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Paul Bruce Dickinson, known professionally as Bruce Dickinson, is an English musician, airline pilot, and broadcaster. He is best known as the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. Born in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, Dickinson began his career in music fronting small pub bands in the 1970s while attending school in Sheffield and university in London. In 1979, he joined the New Wave of British Heavy Metal band Samson, with whom he gained some popularity under the stage name "Bruce Bruce" and performed on two studio records. He left Samson in 1981 to join Iron Maiden, replacing Paul Di'Anno, and debuted on their 1982 album The Number of the Beast. During his first tenure in the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 59

Birthplace: Worksop, United Kingdom

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Cyril Lowe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Aviators from England
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Cyril Nelson "Kit" Lowe MC DFC was an English rugby union footballer who held England's international try scoring record for over sixty years, First World War flying ace credited with nine victories, and supposedly the inspiration for W. E. Johns' character "Biggles". ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 92 (1891-1983)

Birthplace: Holbeach, United Kingdom

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Douglas Bader is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Aviators from England
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Group Captain Sir Douglas Robert Steuart Bader CBE, DSO & Bar, DFC & Bar, FRAeS, DL was a Royal Air Force fighter ace during the Second World War. He was credited with 20 aerial victories, four shared victories, six probables, one shared probable and 11 enemy aircraft damaged. Bader joined the RAF in 1928, and was commissioned in 1930. In December 1931, while attempting some aerobatics, he crashed and lost both his legs. Having been on the brink of death, he recovered, retook flight training, passed his check flights and then requested reactivation as a pilot. Although there were no regulations applicable to his situation, he was retired against his will on medical grounds. After the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 72 (1910-1982)

Birthplace: St John's Wood, London, United Kingdom

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