Richard Vipond’s flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers

LVipondR3040603v1.pdf

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Richard Vipond’s flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers

Description

Navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers flying log book for Richard Vipond, covering the period from 29 May 1944 to 18 November 1953. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war duties with 514, 288, 61 and 88 Squadrons. He was stationed at RAF Barrow, RAF Husbands Bosworth, RAF Bottesford, RAF Waterbeach, RAF Hutton Cranswick, RAF Jurby, RAF Lindholme, RAF Waddington, RAF Shallufa, RAF Tengah, RAF Scampton and RAF Seletar. Aircraft flown in were, Anson, Wellington, Lancaster, Vengeance, Lincoln and Sunderland. He flew a total of 9 operations with 514 squadron, 7 daylight and 2 night operations. He also flew on operation Manna to The Hague and operation Exodus to France and Belgium. He also carried out 35 Strike operations with 61 squadron during the Malayan emergency in 1950. Targets were, Munich, Wesel, Dortmund, Gelsenkirchen, Kamen Dortmund, Nornstedt, Cologne, Essen and Hattingen.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Mike Connock

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One booklet

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LVipondR3040603v1

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Citation

Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Richard Vipond’s flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 22, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10121.

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