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Side view of a four engine bomber parked on concrete pan. In the background part of another aircraft and two hangars. Captioned 'Lincoln Mk 1, Merlin, January 1945'. On the reverse 'At RAE Farnborough, Avro Lincoln'.

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Rear quarter view of a four engine bomber on parked on a pan. In the background left two other four engine bombers and right a hangar. Captioned 'Lincoln Mk1, Merlin, January 1945'. On the reverse 'The Lincoln at Farnborough'.

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A view from above of an four engine airliner taxiing, registration VM702. In the background buildings and hangars. On the reverse of first photograph '30th Oct 1945, Avro [York - crossed out] Lancastrian IV at RAE Farnborough'. On reverse of second…

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The first two are the same and feature Reginald in Royal Flying Corps uniform standing against a painted backdrop.
The third is a group of 18 airmen arranged in a group in front of a wooden hut. Reginald is fourth from the left in the rear row.

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To 54 Base Coningsby. Writes that he is enclosing results of Farnborough 'George' (automatic pilot) team to 617 Squadron. Has produced phenomenal improvement in all aircraft,

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From Royal Aircraft Establishment. Thanks him for enlargement of Limoges. Also thanks him for information about side-slip and add some experiences.. Mentions horizon and that they have received two Mustangs for marking. Would like to call at…

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To Royal Aircraft Establishment stating that present scale of operation precludes visits for some time. Is returning memorandum that was lent.

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Letter to Royal Aircraft Establishment thanking them for looking after them on their visit, which will be of great help in future plans.

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From officer at Royal Aircraft Establishment Farnborough. Thanks respondent for memorandum and goes on to discuss that operational efficiency of Bomber Command could be greatly enhanced by maintenance in good order of automatic pilot.

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From officer at Royal Aircraft Establishment Farnborough. Apologises for late arrival of an unspecified object enclosed. Goes on to describing difficulties in obtaining various types of car. Continues with discussion of performance of 'George'.

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From Royal Aircraft Establishment Farnborough provides information from experts at Royal Aircraft Establishment Farnborough concerning trimming Mosquito VI to avoid sideslip. After technical explanation goes on to discuss fitting new artificial…

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Making arrangements for a Cheshire to visit Royal Aircraft Establishment (RAE) Farnborough. Goes on to discuss aircraft navigation instrument problems with which RAE may help. Concludes with discussion of photographs and thanks for recent visit to…

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John Plenderleith was in the Air Training Corps before he volunteered to join the RAF. He was posted to 626 Squadron at Wickenby and when the crew were allocated their hut they were surprised to find it was still occupied with another crew’s…

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Thirteen airmen in two rows, front sitting rear standing dressed in tunic and peaked caps. In the background a brick building with two windows. Airmen are annotated with number 1 to 13 underneath each. Note attached 'RAF Farnborough 5/6/36 "Monty"…
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