Flying schedule 4 April 1944



Flying schedule 4 April 1944


Lists night flying training on 4 April 1944 mostly H2S sorties. Followed by day training flying on 5 April 1944 mostly oxygen checks and high level bombing as well as an H2S dual. Also includes some ground training which includes one crew clay pigeon shooting.



IBCC Digital Archive




Anne-Marie Watson


This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘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. For more information, visit and


One-page typewritten document




Temporal Coverage


[Underlined] NO.44(RHODESIA)SQUADRON. DATE 4TH APRIL, 1944. [/underlined]

[Underlined] NIGHT FLYING – 4.4.44. [/underlined]

[Underlined] P/O. LEVY & CREW. [/underlined] H.2.S. – “B”.

[Underlined] P/O. DAVEY & CREW. [/underlined] H.2.S. – Ex.54. “L”.

[Underlined] F/S. BINION &CREW. [/underlined] H.2.S. – Ex.54. “E”.

[Underlined] P/O. PRICE & CREW. [/underlined] CHECK [indecipherable] “F”.

[Underlined] F/S. YOUNG & CREW. [/underlined] H.2.S. Cross Country. Solo. “Z”.

[Underlined] TRAINING PROGRAMME – 5.4.44. [/underlined]

[Large cross through this training schedule]

[Underlined] S/LDR. HUNTER & CREW. [/underlined] 0945-1130 hrs. Oxygen Check.

[Underlined] F/LT. DOREHILL & CREW. [/underlined] 0945-1130 hrs. Oxygen Check.
13.30-1630hrs. H.L.B. & B/A.

[Underlined] P/O. LEVY & CREW [/underlined] 0945-1130 hrs. Oxygen Check.
1330-1630hrs. H.L.B. & S.B.A.

[Underlined] P/O. STRATIS & CREW. [/underlined] 0945-1130hrs. Oxygen Check. Day Off.

[Underlined] P/O. DAVEY & CREW. [/underlined] 0945-1130 hrs. Oxygen Check. Int.
1330-1630hrs. H.L.B. & SBA.

[Underlined] F/S. BINION & CREW. [/underlined] 0945-1130hrs. Oxygen Check. Int.
1330-1630hrs. H.L.B. & S.B.A.

[Underlined] F/S. AIKEN & CREW. [/underlined] 0945-1130hrs. Oxygen Check.
1330-1630hrs. H.L.B.

[Underlined] F/O. MERRICK & CREW. [/underlined] 0945-1130hrs. F/A. “J”. 1130hrs.Dinghy Drill.
1400hrs. Int.Lecture.

[Underlined] P/O.TAYLOR & CREW. [/underlined] 0945-1130hrs. H.2.S. dual. “K”. 1400 Int.Lecture.

[Underlined] S/L.COCKBAIN & CREW. [/underlined] 11.00hrs. To Sections

[Underlined] P/O. MANNING & CREW. [/underlined] 0945hrs. Crew to Sections.
1300-1500hrs. HIB & Fishpond. “Q”. If weather u/s. A/C. drills “Q”.

[Underlined] F/O. BRADBURN & CREW. [/underlined] 0945-1100hrs. HIB & Fishpond.Ex.53.”V”. If weather u/s, Clean “V”. 1100-1300 Crew to Sections on landing. 1400-1500hrs. Clay pigeon shooting.

[Underlined] F/O. STEPHENSON & CREW. [/underlined] Day off operations permitting.

[Underlined] P/O. CHATTERTON & CREW. [/underlined] 0945hrs. Crew checks in “F”. 1400hrs. Clay pigeon shooting.

[Underlined] F/S. YOUNG & CREW. [/underlined] 0945hrs. Crew drills. “T”. 1300hrs. HIB.A/S.Firing “P”.

[Underlined] F/S. KEWLEY & CREW. [/underlined] 1100hrs. H2S. solo X-country. “S”. 1400hrs. Crew drill.

[Underlined] F/S. PRICE & CREW. [/underlined] 0945hrs. Intelligence. 1300hrs. HIB. Gee Homing. “X”.
& Fishpond.


Flight Lieutenant,

for Wing Commander,


[Underlined] No.44(Rhodesia)Squadron. [/underlined]


E O Collcutt, “Flying schedule 4 April 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 12, 2020,

Item Relations

This item has no relations.

Can you help improve this description?