1887-1979 Aeronautical Engineer and Inventor, designer of airships, aeroplanes, the Bouncing Bomb and swing-wing aircraft, was born here
Cromer House, 43 Butterley Hill, Ripley, Derbyshire
Sir Barnes Neville Wallis, designer of airships, aeroplanes, the 'Bouncing Bomb' and swing-wing aircraft was born here on 26th September 1882.
The Red Wheel plaque was unveiled on 31st May 2009
Morpurgo, J E (1972) ‘Barnes Wallis - A Biography’ (Longman Group, London).
Murray, Iain (2011) "Dam Busters Manual" A guide to the weapons technology used against the dams and spacial targets of Nazi-occupied Europe (Haynes Publishing)