Louis Dwarris Launcelot Gibbs
Louis Dwarris Launcelot Gibbs (1885-1945)
L. D. L. Gibbs flew the Dunne 'swept wing' aircraft at Blair Atholl Scotland in 1908.
By 1910 he graduated to flying a special 'clipped' wing Henri Farman biplane at air meets & races either at Wolverhampton England, Leopardstown Ireland or Lanark Scotland.
1910 Gained his aviator's certificate at Mourmelon (British #10; French #82)
A picture of him is a portrait in the Smithsonian's Air and Space museum in their Early Flight hall.
He was a lieutenant in the Royal Field Artillery.
Sources of Information
- Royal Aero Club records