Competition time!

Spitfire's Forgotten Designer, and Howard Hughes and the Spruce Goose

Spitfire's Forgotten Designer, and Howard Hughes and the Spruce Goose - Credit: Archant

Win a copy of ‘Spitfire’s Forgotten Designer’ by Mike Roussel and ‘Howard Hughes and the Spruce Goose’ by Graham M Simons

We’re offering you the chance to win a pair of books about the development of two iconic aircraft - the Spitfire and the H-KI Hercules. All you need to do is answer the following question:

Which famous designer is credited with saying, “When the weight of the paper equals the weight of the airplane, only then you can go flying”?

Email your answer to competitions@pilotweb.co.uk by 7 December. Emails must have ‘Pilotweb design’ entered as their subject and include the sender’s postal address for shipping.

Congratulations to Dom Cleary from Kent, who wins a copy of ‘Borneo Boys’ by Roger Annett. The Westland Whirlwind helicopter was a British licence-built version of the Sikorsky S-55/H-19 Chickasaw.

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