News 2019
Farnborough Air Sciences Trust
Safeguarding Our Unique Aviation Heritage
May 2019
TILLY SHILLING BLUE PLAQUE UNVEILING

FAST was pleased to support the Farnborough Society at the unveiling of the Blue Plaque to Beatrice 'Tilly' Shilling outside the house in Ashley Road, Farnborough where she once lived. Miss Shilling was a redoubtable RAE Engineer who solved the problem of  Merlin engines cutting out in air combat with a simple solution which significantly improved the performance of Spitfires.

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From left to right:
Dr Graham Rood, FAST Trustee
Sir Donald Spiers, Vice Chairman Trustees of FAST
The Mayor of Rushmoor Councillor, Sue Carter Richard Gardner, Chairman of FAST
Mrs Frankie Webb who unveiled the plaque.