Eric 'Winkle' Brown Polo Shirt
Captain Eric Melrose 'Winkle' Brown CBE, DSC, AFC, KCYSA, Ph.D., Hon. FRAeS, RN.
Captain Brown was the most decorated pilot of the British Fleet Air Arm and holder of three absolute Guinness World Records. These include the highest number of deck landings (2,407) and types of aircraft flown (487).
One of the world's most accomplished test pilots some of Eric's other notable achievements include the first ever aircraft landing of a multi-engine aircraft and first ever aircraft carrier landing of a jet aircraft.
One of Eric's favourite aircraft types was the deHavilland Sea Hornet (DH 103) for which he conducted the deck landing trials on HMS Ocean in July 1945.
- Photographic back panel featuring deck trials of the Sea Hornet
- Silk screen printing detailing deck landings & types flown on rear
- Applique badge left sleeve
- Gold foil silk screen emblem on front
- Embroidered neck braid featuring 437 aircraft types flown & bio dates
- Internal detailing featuring 'Test Pilot' & HMS Ocean
- Riveted side vents
- Designer swing tag
- 95% cotton 5% elastane
- Pique 220gsm
For a relaxed fit please order one size up.