| Bill Waterton ： ウィキペディア英語版|
Squadron Leader William Arthur "Bill" Waterton AFC & Bar, GM (18 March 1916 – 17 April 2006) was a Canadian test pilot and correspondent for the ''Daily Express''. He was awarded the George Medal for saving the flight data when he landed at great risk the prototype Gloster Javelin after it lost its controls during a test flight.〔("From All Quarters: George Medal for Bill Waterton." ) ''Flight,'' 1 August 1952.〕
Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in 1916, W. A. Waterton was brought up in Camrose, Alberta. His family originally came from north Sydenham Township and settled in Owen Sound, Ontario. He was interested in flying from an early age.〔Armitage, Andrew. ("Ace test pilot was once a British celebrity and household name." ) ''Owen Sound Library,'' (article first appeared in the ''(Owen Sound) The Sun Times,'' 11 February 2011). Retrieved 12 March 2011.〕
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