From the 29 May 1941 edition of Flight International comes this intriguing advertisement for a confidential secretary for a "Mr Blackburn": "Must be British, British parents, prepared to drive car, travel any part of country, ignore day or night enemy action, proudly patriotic, very patient, quiet disposition, advertiser has asthma early mornings, good salary and all-expenses, must have aircraft construction experience, can interview any time or place." Nephew Markham Jackson wants to know who was the mysterious Mr Blackburn of Havant, Hants, who placed the ad, and who was the patriotic lady who got the job? Any thoughts to:

Source: Flight International