Entry from British & World English dictionary
( 1877–1958), English engineer and aircraft designer; full name Sir Edwin Alliott Verdon Roe. With his brother H. V. Roe he founded the Avro Company and built a number of planes, including the Avro 504 biplane of the First World War; in 1928 he formed the Saunders-Roe Company to design and manufacture flying boats.
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