BirthdayDecember 27, 1922
BirthplaceEngland, UK

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  1. About Derek Piggott

    Full name: Derek Piggott
    Also known as: Derek Piggott, Alan Derek Piggott, Piggott, Derek
    Professions: Miscellaneous Crew, Stunts, Transportation Department
    Occupation: Retired Flying Instructor and Author

  2. Derek Piggott Known for

    Wings (1977), Skyward (1980), The Blue Max (1966), Agatha (1979)

  3. Derek Piggott Biography

    Alan Derek Piggott MBE (born 27 December 1922) is one of Britain's best known glider pilots and instructors. He has over 5,000 hours on over 153 types of powered aircraft and over 5,000 hours on over 184 types of glider. He has been honoured for his work on the instruction and safety of glider pilots. In 1961 he became the first person to make an officially authenticated take-off and flight in a man-powered aircraft. He has also worked as a stunt pilot in several feature films.

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