More pictures of Farnborough aviator Samuel Cody

Colonel Samuel Cody during the first British powered flight over Farnborough Common. Credit: PA

A memorial in honour of Colonel Samuel Cody will be unveiled in Farnborough today.

These pictures show the aviator during the first British powered flight. The flight lasted 27 seconds and covered a distance of 1,390ft over Farnborough Common.

He was killed in a flying accident exactly 100 years ago.

Colonel Samuel Cody seen inside the plane he used for the first British powered flight. Credit: PA

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Tribute to aviator Samuel Cody

A memorial to aviator Samuel Cody has been unveiled in Farnborough.