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Ronald McKinnon Wood

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Ronald McKinnon Wood (1892- )

1922 B.A.(Cantab.), Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., F.R.Ae.S., Head of the Aerodynamics Research Dept. Royal Aircraft Establishment; b. 1892; s. of Rt. Hon. Thomas McKinnon and Isabella M. Wood; m. 1918, Gwendolen Elaine Dykes, d. of the Rt. Hon. Sir Albert Spicer, Bt., and Lady Spicer— two sons. Ed. and Training: Highgate Grammar Sch.; Merchant Taylors Sch., London; Pembroke Coll., Cambridge. 41 Sc. of Pembroke Coll.; 1st Class Hons. Mathematical, Part I., and Mech. Sc. Tripos, Cambridge. Publ.: Several "Reports and Memoranda " of the Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. Address: Redriff, Farnborough Park, Farnborough, Hants.

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