Apr. 04, 1955 - Wartime ace is award winning test pilot; The Boyd Trophy, awarded annually in Britain for the most outstanding feat in naval aviation, was presented this year to the Naval Test Squadron at the Airplane and Armament establishment at Boscome Down, England, for its contribution to the improvement of naval aircraft and the testing of new and undeveloped types. Photo Shows Admiral Sir Denis Boyd (left) presents the to Commander SG Orr of the Naval Test Squadron. During the war Commander Orr was a fighter pilot aboard the carrier ''Illustrious'' under Admiral Boyd's command

Apr. 04, 1955 - Wartime ace is award winning test pilot; The Boyd Trophy, awarded annually in Britain for the most outstanding feat in naval aviation, was presented this year to the Naval Test Squadron at the Airplane and Armament establishment at Boscome Down, England, for its contribution to the improvement of naval aircraft and the testing of new and undeveloped types. Photo Shows Admiral Sir Denis Boyd (left) presents the to Commander SG Orr of the Naval Test Squadron. During the war Commander Orr was a fighter pilot aboard the carrier ''Illustrious'' under Admiral Boyd's command Stock Photo
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4 April 1955

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Apr. 04, 1955 - Wartime ace is award winning test pilot; The Boyd Trophy, awarded annually in Britain for the most outstanding feat in naval aviation, was presented this year to the Naval Test Squadron at the Airplane and Armament establishment at Boscome Down, England, for its contribution to the improvement of naval aircraft and the testing of new and undeveloped types. Photo Shows Admiral Sir Denis Boyd (left) presents the to Commander SG Orr of the Naval Test Squadron. During the war Commander Orr was a fighter pilot aboard the carrier ''Illustrious'' under Admiral Boyd's command. He shot down ten enemy aircraft in ten months. (Credit Image: Keystone Pictures USA/ZUMAPRESS)

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