|Died||23 January 1991 (aged 64)|
|Residence||England, United Kingdom|
|Alma mater||King's College, Cambridge|
|Awards||Elmer A. Sperry Award, 1968|
Dr. Richard (Dick) Stanton-Jones D.Sc(Hon), FEng, M.A., M.Sc., CEng. (25 September 1926 – 23 January 1991) was an English aeronautical engineer, chief designer Saunders-Roe, managing director of British Hovercraft Corp. and vice-chairman of Westland Helicopters.
In 1950, Richard Stanton-Jones joined De Havilland Engine Co.. He worked under A.V. Cleaver in the DH special projects section.
In 1949, he married Dorine Mary Watkins, and in 1950 they had a son, Richard Stanton-Jones Jr.
R. Stanton Jones, (1950) "An empirical method for rapidly estimating the loading distributions on swept back wings" p. 17-23.
R. Stanton-Jones, M.A., D.C.Ae., C.Eng., A.F.R.Ae.S., (1993) "The Future Development of Hovercraft: The 1968 Lord Sempill Paper", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 40 Iss: 5, pp. 4 – 15
- Cagle, Malcolm W. Flying Ships; Hovercraft and Hydrofoils. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1970. 26. Print.
- "Travel: Hovering Ahead". Time Magazine. 9 August 1968. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
- Jenkins, Simon D., ed. "Obituaries." The Times [London] 1 February 1991: 12. Print.
- Davis, Gordon A., and James Summerford. Who's Who in Engineering. Washington, DC: American Association of Engineering Societies, 1991. Print.
| Chief Designer of Saunders-Roe