Letter to Leonard Cheshire from G Gardiner

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Title

Letter to Leonard Cheshire from G Gardiner

Description

Making arrangements for a Cheshire to visit Royal Aircraft Establishment (RAE) Farnborough. Goes on to discuss aircraft navigation instrument problems with which RAE may help. Concludes with discussion of photographs and thanks for recent visit to Cheshire's station.

Creator

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-06-05

Contributor

Frances Grundy
Claire Monk

Rights

This content is property of the Leonard Cheshire Archive which has kindly granted the International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive a royalty-free permission to publish it. Please note that it was digitised by a third-party which used technical specifications that may differ from those used by International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive. It has been published here ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre.

Format

Two page typewritten letter

Language

Identifier

SCheshireGL72021v10071

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

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ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT,
FARNBOROUGH, HANTS.

5th June, 1944
Wing Commander Cheshire, D.S.O., D.F.C,
617 Squadron,
Royal Air Force,
Woodhall Spa,
Lincolnshire.
Dear Cheshire,
I am writing to confirm that Thursday morning this morning of this week will be convenient for Mr. Perring to meet you. I understand that you will ring me up that morning to let me know whether you can come or not. If you are unable to come Mr Perring will probably be able to see you on Friday afternoon if that is convenient to you.
In discussing instrument troubles with F/L Scarrett and others at your Squadron at Coningsby, I found that there were quite a number of detailed points, particularly in connection with navigation equipment, for
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example, D.R. Compass, A.P.I., etc. on which I think we could help you. I am therefore arranging for my navigation people to get into touch with Scarrett with a view to sending up Sergeant Jones who has been attached to us for a long time and who can effectively deal with all the points in question.
I have got someone looking up exhibition copies of some of he photographs which you said you would particularly like to have. I will send these to you as soon as they are available.
I must thank you for treating me so well during my recent visit when I was particularly interested to meet you and your people and to discuss so much of interest to us both.
Yours sincerely,
[underlined] G. W. Gardner [/underlined]

Collection

Citation

G Gardiner, “Letter to Leonard Cheshire from G Gardiner,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 16, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/16904.

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