Schneider Trophy special: Epilogue: The human cost
Florentine Bonnet, 1929; Georges Bougault, 1931; Antoine Paillard, 1931
Sam Kinkhead, 1928; Jerry Brinton, 1931
Vittorio Centurione, 1926; Salvatore Borra, 1927; Giuseppe Motta, 1929
Tomaso Dal Molin, 1930; Giovani Monti, 1931; Stanislao Bellini, 1931
Ariosto Neri, 1933 (killed flying a training aircraft)
United States of America:
Harmon Norton, 1926; Frank Conant, 1926
The photograph is of the Italian High Speed Flight memorial at Desenzano del Garda, unveiled in 1966.
(by Flickr user “Jabed”)
No pilot actually died during a Schneider Trophy race. The list is of pilots killed in training, or attempting speed records in Schneider aircraft. I compiled it from/checked it against various sources. Please let me know of any errors.