On 27 February the Sir Sydney
Camm bronze was
unveiled by Elizabeth Dickson, Camm's grand-daughter, at the RAF Club
Addresses were given by
Duncan Simpson, who initiated the project with the RAF Club on behalf
of the Association, and Ambrose Barber, our Chairman and sculptor of
Below the bust, and presented by the Association,
large picture frame mounting photographs of Camm's most famous RAF
aircraft, a list (with numbers built) of all his designs, biographical
details and a photograph of the young Camm at Windsor.
The Association also contributed to the cost of
This all sits beside a similar bust and display for RJ Mitchell and his
Spitfire. Honour is satisfied.
Richard Cannon took a video of the event which
will be shown at a later meeting.
bust of Sir Sydney Camm, designer of so many famous Hawker military
now occupies an alcove in the Royal Air Force Club alongside that of RJ
bronze portrait bust of Sir Sydney Camm CBE, being unveiled by his