Like a rolling stone

The history of inter-war British aviation is littered with light aeroplanes that showed potential, but never achieved commercial success. The Moss MA1 and MA2 were two of the many


Five brothers, all of them pilots. Aviation certainly ran in the Moss family from Chorley, Lancashire. Even so, it was a brave and rather unusual decision by Brian, Geoffrey, Richard, Ronald and William to set up their own firm, its stated aim to design, manufacture and repair “aircraft of all kinds”. And they did build their own aircraft, even if series production proved out of reach. Pretty good they were, too.

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