James Bond stunt pilot Ken Wallis gets lifetime award


An autogyro pilot from Norfolk, who flew as James Bond's stunt double in You Only Live Twice, has been honoured for his lifetime contribution to aerospace.

Retired Wing Cdr Ken Wallis, 96, who lives near Dereham, was given the award by the Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators on Tuesday.

Mr Wallis said he was "privileged to be recognised by an organisation which celebrates professionalism and dedication in flying".

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