- Eric “Winkle” Brown
- Not Applicable (Fleet Air Arm Museum,Yeovilton)
The first man to land and take-off a jet aircraft from an aircraft carrier was Erick “Winkle” Brown (UK). The flight took place on 3 December 1945 from HMS Ocean in a Sea Vampire of the Royal Navy registration LZ551/G. The aircraft is housed at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton, UK. Captain Brown also holds the records for the most type of aircraft flown, 487, and for the most landings on a carrier, of which performed 2,407.