J.S. Hitchcock’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book. Two

LHitchcockJS740899v2.pdf

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J.S. Hitchcock’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book. Two

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J.S. Hitchcock’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 5 December 1941 to 1 November 1945 detailing training and operations as a pilot and flying instructor. He was stationed at RAF Upavon (Central Flying School), RAF Little Rissington (No. 6 Flying Training School and No.6 (Pilots) Advanced Flying Unit), RAF Riccall (1658 Conversion Unit), RAF RAF Linton on Ouse (78 Squadron), RAF Abingdon (10 Operational Training Unit), RAF Hullavington (Empire Central Flying School) and RAF Shallufa (No. 11 Flying Instructors School). Aircraft in which flown: Tutor, Oxford, Magister, Halifax, Whitley, Anson, Master, Wellington, Stirling, Havoc, Hurricane, Mosquito, Spitfire, Hotspur, Hudson, Sunderland, Liberator, Gordon, Harvard, Argos.
Records a total of 17 night operations on the following targets in France and Germany: Cologne, Duisburg, Dusseldorf, Essen, Hamburg, Lorient, Nuremburg, Wilhelmshaven and minelaying (4 unspecified targets).
His pilots on his first ‘second dickie’ operations were Pilot Officer Knight and Flight Lieutenant Wigley-Jones.

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LHitchcockJS740899v2

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Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “J.S. Hitchcock’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book. Two,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 23, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/36961.

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