ROY CHADWICK, THE MAN WHO DESIGNED THE LANCASTER, TOOK AVRO FROM BIPLANE TRAINERS TO NUCLEAR BOMBERS. KEN ELLIS EXPLAINS
Between Bolton and Manchester is Farnworth in what was then lush Lancashire countryside; Roy Chadwick was born there on April 30, 1893. By the age of 11 he was building and flying intricate model aircraft. Three years later Roy was employed as a trainee draughtsman at an engineering firm.