Air Vice-Marshal Donald BennettPrint Page
A cabinet commemorates Air Vice-Marshal Donald Bennett , an Australian aviation pioneer and bomber pilot who rose to be the youngest Air Vice-Marshal in the Royal Air Force.
Air Vice Marshal Donald Clifford Tyndall Bennett CB, CBE, DSO, RAF (1910 – 1986) was an Australian aviation pioneer and bomber pilot who rose to be the youngest Air Vice-Marshal in the Royal Air Force. He led the "Pathfinder Force " (No 8 Group RAF) from 1942 to the end of the Second World War in 1945. He has been described as "one of the most brilliant technical airmen of his generation: an outstanding pilot, a superb navigator who was also capable of stripping a wireless set or overhauling an engine."
|Address:||7 Pathfinder Drive, Queensland Air Museum, Caloundra, 4551|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -26.798056|
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The Don Bennett Memorial Cabinet
To Honour The Memory Of Australia`s Most Brilliant
Ever Aviator In Peace And War - & His Pathfinders