Eric Morris was born in Indwe, South Africa in 1912. In 1936 he obtained his Commercial Pilots Licence from Johannesburg South Africa.
His war service included the Kenya Auxiliary Air Unit training local pilots and as a ferry pilot in the RAF. He bacame one of the initial 15 employees of EAA in 1946 quickly rising to Chief Pilot.
He passed away on April 1st 2002 in Margate, South Africa.