Letter to Officer Commanding RAF Finningley

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Title

Letter to Officer Commanding RAF Finningley

Description

Details his service hours and submits that he is suited to secondment to British Overseas Airway Corp.

Date

1945-06-14

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One typewritten sheet

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Transcription

R.A.F. Station,
Finningley,
Yorks.

14th June, 1945.

Sir,

I have the honour to submit the following application for secondment to British Overseas Airway Corp. under the conditions given in A.M.O. A. 557/45.

The details of my service career are as follows:-

Total flying hours. 1670
Total 4 Engine hours (Halifax & Lancaster) 1320
Comprising both Hercules & Merlin engine experience.
Tour of operations – one. (Whitley and Halifax).
Category as Flying Instructor – A.2.
Educational Standard. – School Certificate. – 1936.
Health – Fit full flying duties.
Date of Birth. 3.8.1920.

I consider that British Overseas Airways Corporation present a suitable opening for Civil Airways, and respectfully request that this application should meet with your approval and recommendation.

I have the honour to be, Sir,

Your obedient Servant.

To: Officer Commanding.
RAF. Station,
[underlined] Finningley. [/underlined]

Citation

“Letter to Officer Commanding RAF Finningley,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 13, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/35684.

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