Browse Items (82 total)

  • Type is exactly "Text. Training material"

MMarshA542744-151026-01.pdf
Handwritten engineering notes recorded during training.

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-104.jpg
A certificate awarded to Dick Curnock for passing the Aircrew syllabus.

MCluettAV120946-150515-11.pdf
Note include diagrams on different types of bombs, explosives, fuses and pistols, detonators, tools, precautions, bomb carriage and release mechanisms and pyrotechnics.

MCluettAV120946-150515-12.pdf
Covers all types of fire arms and machine guns including Lee Enfield rifle, Colt automatic pistols, revolvers and flare guns, machine guns including Lewis, Vickers and Browning .303 and 0,5 inch as well as a variety of shot guns. Covers stripping and…

MCluettAV1209046-150515-13.pdf
Detailed descriptions of the workings of Bristol, Boulton Paul and Fraser Nash turrets. Procedures for gun harmonisation of Hurricane, Typhoon, Beaufighter, P-51 and Spitfire

MOpenshawB19211117-180404-01.pdf
Book 1 - contains notes on basic earth geography, direction on the earth's surface, terrestrial magnetism, maps and projections. map symbols, latitude and longitude, triangles of velocity and reporting. There is a team list at the back.

Book 2 -…

LOpenshawB19211117v1.pdf
Record of training navigation star and sun sights from ground and air between April 1943 and February 1944. Locations April to July 1943 at 24 bombing gunnery and navigation school at Moffat Southern Rhodesia on Anson aircraft. December 1943 at No 23…

MAllenDJ1880966-150702-04.pdf
Covers air gunners course including sighting, gun ranges, characteristics of machine guns, bullet patterns, harmonisation, firing techniques, use of tracer rounds and gun turret hydraulics. Front Cover captioned '1880966, AQC Allen, Class No 0, Hut…

MPhillipsD1653229-180604-01.pdf
Covers earth magnetism, maps (scales, showing relief, projections, used by the RAF), reciprocal bearings, methods of reporting position, magnetic compasses, air speed indicators, time scale, altimeter, meteorology, computor [sic], fixes by position…

MGeachDG1394781-160401-17.pdf
A book of lecture notes covering British, German, Italian and American fighter, Coastal, Army co-operation, bombers and dive bombers.
Notes on Hygiene, Water, Accommodation and conservancy in the field, Food, cookhouses and cooking, Law and…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-086.pdf
A detailed account of weather and its effects on flying.

LHudsonJD173116v2.pdf
Flying note book for number 130, B squad, course A2, covering the period from 17 November 1939 to 2 February 1940. Detailing his training as a navigator. He was stationed at Prestwick. Aircraft flown were, Fokker F22, F36 and Anson.

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Crew lists, briefing times and duty staff for operations on night 13/14 February 1944. There are some pencilled calculation in the margins.

SHumphreyE2098310v10006.pdf
A notebook used by Elizabeth Humphrey during her training as an instrument technician.

MTwellsE171780-151026-04.pdf
Notes written during Ernie Twells' engineering training. There are calculations, diagrams and notes.

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MTwellsE171780-151026-05.pdf
A notebook written by Ernie Twells comprising training notes, mostly physics and meteorology theory.

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MTwellsE171780-151026-06.pdf
Ernie Twells' engineering notebook covering the theory of aircraft engines

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MTwellsE171780-151026-07.pdf
Ernie Twells' engineering notebook covering metallurgy, carburettors, air screws and aircraft engines..

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MTwellsE171780-151026-08.pdf
Ernie Twell's engineering notebook covering aircraft type, machine gun and gun turret operation.

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SCheshireGL72021v10053.jpg
Thanks him for letter and is glad he is making excellent progress.

MBubbGJ1477939-160322-01.pdf
166 pages of instrument course including notes with details and hand-drawn colour diagrams of aircraft instruments and gauges including pressure gauges, warning systems, clocks, compasses, bomb and gun sights, flight instruments and telecoms…

MBubbGJ1477939-160322-02.pdf
64 pages of course notes. Inside front page ' Bubb G J 1477939, Entry 35, Berryfields, Melksham, Sept 2-21 1943' Contains information of batteries and motors in general then specific notes on F24 camera and controls, night photography MkIII, torpedo…

MBubbGJ1477939-160322-03.pdf
56 pages of course notes. Contains basic theory of thermometers, electricity, magnets, dynamos and batteries. Has more detailed notes on the atmosphere and gyroscopes followed by detailed description of Mk IV autopilot and all its component systems…

MHattersleyCR40699-160506-060001.jpg
An exam paper for Intermediate Airmanship. There are ten questions, candidates were to answer only eight.

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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 -…
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