Training programme for 12 February 1944

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Title

Training programme for 12 February 1944

Description

Lists training for 12 and 13 February 1944. Training includes flying and ground training. Flying involved check rides, cross country, formation flying and weapons ranges. Ground includes aircraft cleaning, link training, dinghy drills and 25 yard range.

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-02-12

Contributor

Steve Baldwin

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One-page typewritten document

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10708

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[underlined] No. 44 (Rhodesia) Squadron. [/underlined] [underlined] 12th February, 1944. [/underlined]

[underlined] TRAINING DETAILS FOR 12.2.44. [/underlined]

P/O. Charlesworth & crew in “A” – Ex, 16.
P/O. Hayes & P/O Evans – Check dual in “G”
P/O. Higgs & crew in “J” ) H.L.B. Bassingham Fen at 18.30 hrs.
Sgt. Levy & crew in “H” )
P/O. Butt & crew with Sgt. Inglis ([indecipherable letter]/AG) in “O” – ex. 16.
F/O. Stephenson & crew with F/O. [indecipherable] (Nav) Sgt. Moore (A/G) – H.L.B.
Bassingham Fen in “P” at 18.15 hrs. (19.00 – 20.00 or range)
Reserve aircraft “[indecipherable letter]” (X country) & “T” (HLB).
S/L. Cockbain & crew with P/O. Hayes & P/O. Evans in “G” check dual 18.30 hrs.

[underlined] TRAINING DETAIL FOR 13.2.44 [/underlined]

[underlined] S/L. COCKBAIN & CREW. [/underlined] To report to respective section 09.30 – 12.30 hrs.
14.00 – 16.00 hrs. F/A, A/F & H.L.B.
[underlined] F/L. MERCER & CREW. [/underlined] 09.30 – 11.30. H.L.B., Monica & A/F. 11.30 -12.30 Intelligence section. 14.30 – 16.00 Wet dinghy drills Captain to report 14.00 hrs.
[underlined] P/O. BRADBURN & CREW. [/underlined] 09.30 – 11.30 A/C cleaning & drills. 11.30-12.30 Intell. 14.00 – 15.30 Formation & S.B.A.
[underlined] P/O. MANNING & CREW. [/underlined] 09.30 – 11.30 H.L.B. Monica & A/F. 11.30-12.30 Intell. 14.00 – 15.30 Formation & S.B.A.
[underlined] P/O. OAKLEY & CREW. [/underlined] 09.30 – 11.30 H.L.B. Monica & A/F. 11.30-12.30 Intell. 14.00 – 16.00 A/C cleaning & drills.
[underlined] P/O. CHATTERTON & CREW. [/underlined] 09.30 – 12.30 25 yards range. 14.00-16.00 to be detailed. 16.00-16.30 F/A.
[underlined] P/O. GEE & CREW. [/underlined] 09.30 – 12.30 25 yards range. 13.50-16.30 F/A, A/F & HLB.
[underlined] P/O. STEPHENSON & CREW. [/underlined] Fatigue crew. 14.00-15.30 to be details. 15.30-16.00 F/E to Link Trainer. 1500 F/O. Stephenson Link.
[underlined] P/O. BUTT & CREW. [/underlined] 09.30-12.30 to be detailed. 14.00 P/O Butt Link trainer.
[underlined] P/O. FROST & CREW. [/underlined] 09.30 0 12.30 25 yards range.
[underlined] SGT. LEVE & CREW. [/underlined] 09.00 F/A in “F”
[underlined] P/O. PORTER & CREW. [/underlined] 09.30 F/A in “D”
[underlined] S/L. HUNTER & CREW. [/underlined] 11.30 F/A.
[underlined] P/O. HIGGS & CREW. [/underlined] Day off after 10.30 (operations permitting).
[underlined] F/O. FYNN & CREW. [/underlined] 12.00 F/A.
[underlined] F/L. DOREHILL & CREW. [/underlined] 10.00 H.L.B. Captain Link at 10.30. F/E link 11.00
[underlined] P/O. EVANS & CREW. [/underlined] Captain Link at 11.30. F/E link at 12.00
[underlined] P/O. HAYES & CREW. [/underlined] 14.30 Wet dinghy drill.

[Signature]
Flight Lieutenant,
for Wing Commander,
Commanding,
[underlined] No.44(Rhodesia) Squadron. [underlined]

Citation

E O Collcutt, “Training programme for 12 February 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 12, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7823.

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