Deytrikh, Andrew


Deytrikh, Andrew


Six items. An oral history interview with Wing Commander Andrew Deytrikh (1921-2016, 1381508, 111248 Royal Air Force), his log books and three photographs. After training as a pilot in 1941, Andrew Deytrikh flew Spitfires on 66 Squadron at a number of locations until July 1944 when he joined Vickers Armstrong as a production test pilot. After the war he served on 604 Squadron Auxiliary Air Force flying Spitfires, Vampires and Meteors. He finished his air force career as a wing commander air attache in Finland.

The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Andrew Deytrikh and catalogued by Nigel Huckins.




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Deytrikh, A

Collection Items

Andrew Deytrikh’s pilots flying log book. Two
Pilots flying log book for Andrew Deytrikh, covering the period from 20 February 1944 to 15 October 1950. Detailing his flying training, operational flying and test flying. He was stationed at RAF Hornchurch, RAF North Weald, RAF Bognor, RAF…

Andrew Deytrikh’s pilots flying log book. One
Pilots flying log book for Andrew Deytrikh, covering the period from 20 May 1941 to 1 February 1944. Detailing his flying training and operational flying. He was stationed at RAF Brough, RAF Montrose, RAF Grangemouth, RAF Portreath, RAF Zeals, RAF…

Andrew Deytrikh’s family emigrated from Russia in 1919 and he was born in the Isle of Wight. He grew up in London before being employed in a laboratory testing metals. He joined the Royal Air Force in 1940 and after training as a pilot he joined…

Andrew Deytrikh
Head and shoulders portrait of Flight Lieutenant Andrew Deytrikh wearing battledress with pilots brevet.

Airwoman in uniform
Head and shoulders portrait photograph of a Woman's Auxiliary Air Force airwoman in tunic and peaked cap.

Eight aircrew
Eight aircrew, some in flying clothing and Mae Wests in front of a long low building with a corrugated steel roof. On the reverse 'Baning-Lover, Jenkins, [..],[..], South African, Derby, Deytrikh, Tomblin'.
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