The poets Edward Thomas (from 1906) and Robert Frost (briefly) lived in the village. Thomas is commemorated by a window in the church, engraved by Laurence Whistler. It was also the home for many years of the Royal Physician Baron Horder and actor Alec Guiness.
Steep was also the long term residence of Sir Alec Guinness, who now has a monthly cinema evening hosted in Steep Village Hall.
Real-world steep turns: after the checkride, you still need to know how to fly in and out of a steep turn, and what's happening while you're there.(STICK AND RUDDER)(Cover story)
Dec 01, 2009; [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] I spent a weekend recently helping prepare a pilot for his commercial pilot practical test. He is a...