Browse Items (26 total)

  • Coverage is exactly "Royal Air Force. Training Command"

LSmithEW174520v3.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book for Flying Officer Ernest Smith from 1st July 1944 to 25 July 1945, detailing duties as a flying instructor with No. 3 (later No. 7) Flying Instructor School at RAF Lulsgate Bottom, including attendance at No. 1 Beam…

PBattyPH1650.jpg
Air-to-air view of Anson ZP, VS519, flying over mainly open country. Wing of camera aircraft visible in foreground. Captioned 'Phil over Thornhill 1949'.

Tags:

PBattyPH1635.jpg
Formal photograph of 20 aircrew of No 5 Flying Training School, arranged in four rows. Captioned 'Thornhill Southern Rhodesia 1948'. Corrugated iron structure and hedge in background.

MPearsonLP1397838-150530-03.jpg
A gridded list subdivided into Dual and Solo.

MPearsonLP1397838-150530-02.jpg
Leading aircraftsman Leslie Pearson's daily flying log for May 1943. It records the hours flown, exercises undertaken, Instructor and aircraft flown. Training was at No 4 EFTS.

MHattersleyCR40699-160506-08.pdf
The document is broken down into Definitions, scope, air warfare, air safety, organisation, Ministry of Supply, Commands, Groups, Stations, Squadrons, Basic and operational training, Post Graduate training, Navigation technique -Policy, Equipment -…

SMarshallS1594781v10014.jpg
An ex-RAF pilot describes a bombing raid on Ulm in Southern Germany, He hadn't flown for three years and he is amazed at the technical improvements in hitting the targets using the Pathfinder force. He mentions the squadron CO, Wing-Comdr J R St…

SWrightAC1149750v20137.jpg
Letter to brother Henry, Lil and Barbara from 75 Air School in South Africa from Arthur Wright. He describes sailing to Durban. He is impressed with the food, the city and the people. Then a 23 hour train journey to the camp. He discusses his social…

PCushwayAW16010026.jpg
The first photograph is a group of 20 airmen arranged in two rows in front of a building. Captioned 'No 2 A.F.U. Millom Mar 1942 Cushway, Humphrey, Rolf, Obbard, Chapman, Yates, Howe, Curle, Brewer, Eastwood Avery, Lovell, Gorfunkle, Alexander,…

PCushwayAW16010018.jpg
Scenes of American transport. The first is a truck at the side of a snowy road. A corporal is about to enter the passenger side. On its front above the cab is 'Knaust Bros Inc Mushrooms'. Captioned ' Airmans Special Alec Wood somewhere between Albany…

Tags:

PCushwayAW16010017.jpg
Picton scenes. The first is a view from a low hill of Picton, captioned 'Picton Jan 1941'. The second is a snow covered barn set in fields. In the foreground is a wooden fence and to the sides are bare trees. The ground is snow covered. Captioned…

Tags:

PCushwayAW16010016.jpg
Air-to-air view of two Harvards, 3782 & 3783 taken from a third aircraft slightly lower and in front of the two Harvards. Captioned 'Passing kites. Harvards'.

PCushwayAW16010014.jpg
High angle aerial oblique photograph of Midland Ontario. It is on the lakeside and on the left can be seen grain elevators. In the middle and right an industrial area with a large building and docks. Behind this is an urban area.

Tags:

PCushwayAW16010013.jpg
The first photograph is of two Ansons on the apron at Port Albert. Captioned 'Waiting to take off. Tarmac, Port Albert. The second is inside the cockpit of an aircraft with the pilot at the controls, captioned 'The "Glasshouse" Sgt Wadham'. The third…

Tags: ;

PCushwayAW16010011.jpg
Environs of Port Albert. The first photograph is a view over Lake Huron into the setting sun. Captioned 'Sundown, Lake Huron, September 1941.' The second is a view along a road. The trees are bare of leaves. Captioned 'Typical road scene. November…

PCushwayAW16010009.jpg
Four airmen in sidcot suits, one sitting on a low wall, three standing. One airman is smoking a pipe. They are carrying their helmets and goggles. On the reverse 'Tolmie, Morris, McNiven, Siddall, No 8 I.T.W. Apr.1941'. Also 'Tolmie 1 Siddall 3…

PCushwayAW16010008.jpg
Three photographs from a scrapbook. The first is an airman in a Sidcot suit carrying a bag and and a box. Captioned 'All set, with bag of instruments and sextant. November 1941'. The second is of six man sat on wooden chairs using sextants. They are…

PCushwayAW16010007.jpg
Three photographs taken from a scrapbook. The first is six men loading coal into a lorry at Reykjavik. Behind are ship's masts. Captioned 'Coal heaving, Rejkvik August 1941.' The second is a hill covered in fog, captioned 'Coastal Fog. Hetgafels Aug.…

PCushwayAW16010004.jpg
51 airmen positioned in four rows in front of The Highbury Hotel, Newquay. Captioned '"C" Flight, No 1 Squadron. No 8 I.T.W. Newquay, Cornwall Feb-Apr 1941'.

Tags:

PCushwayAW16010003.jpg
The first photograph is a terrace with a wooden fence and trees, captioned 'Empty Corner, Babbacombe, Devon Feb 1941'. The second is a group of 12 men in Sidcot suits, captioned 'First Flying Kit "C" Flight, No 1 Squadron 8 I.T.W. Newquay Cornwall'.…

PCushwayAW16010002.jpg
A formation of 13 Ansons flying over a rocky coastline. Captioned 'Anson Squadron'.

Tags:

PCushwayAW16080005.jpg
Six men are sitting on wooden chairs the wrong way round. They are resting their arms on the back of the chair and observing using sextants.

PCushwayAW16080004.jpg
The view is taken from the cockpit of a third aircraft. One Anson is only partly visible and is close to the camera. Airmen are seen walking on the apron. There is a hangar and a control tower in the near distance.

PCushwayAW16030008.jpg
An airman standing at the front of an Anson 'M4'. To the left is the tail of a second Anson.

Tags: ;

Output Formats

atom, dc-rdf, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2