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Walter Anselm Henry Kahn MBE (24 May 1926 - 15 March 2015) was a key figure in the development of gliding in Britain after the Second World War.[1]

Kahn was on the council of the British Gliding Association for almost 50 years.


  • Fédération Aéronautique International Gold Award with three Diamonds.
  • Royal Aero Club's Silver Medal. (1995)
  • British Gliding Association Gold Medal. (2014)
  • Royal Air Force Air Efficiency Award
  • MBE. (2011)

Selected publicationsEdit

  • A Glider Pilot Bold, 1998.


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