Biographical entry Wimperis, H.E.
- Aeronautical scientist
H. E. Wimperis was Director of Scientific Research for the U.K. Air Ministry prior to World War II. He was brought out to Australia, in 1938, to advise the Prime Minister on the inauguration of aeronautical research in this country.
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Created: 20 October 1993, Last modified: 20 December 2006
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