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S102SqnRAF19170809v10004-0001.jpg
Author (probably Roy J de Niese) gives some information on recruitment and training of Ceylonese volunteers for the RAF. Includes his recruitment and initial training in Ceylon, travel to Great Britain, enlistment, elementary flying training and…

LKennedyJL19210211v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for John L Kennedy, covering the period from 2 February 1942 to 30 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Induna, RAF Kumalo, RAF Perth, RAF South Cerney,…

BMillingtonRWestonFv1.pdf
A biography of Fred. In addition it includes histories of aircraft and squadrons he served in, Details are included of airfields he served at. Additionally there are biographies of various servicemen associated with Fred's squadrons and service.
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MGallupR171215-170521-01.pdf
A booklet containing historical images of the USAAF, details about training and photographs of staff and cadets.

BTerryRTerryDv1.pdf
A brief biography of Dennis featuring photographs described in the collection. It covers his training and service as a fitter in the UK and Canada. He maintained a Lancaster that completed 124 ops and the aircraft was, unusually, awarded a DSO.
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LWarmingtonI150280v10001.pdf
Pilots flying log book one, for W I Warmington, covering the period from 16 April 1942 to 24 October 1943. Detailing his flying training. He was stationed at RAF Clyffe Pypard, USNAS Grosse Ile, USNAS Saufley Field, USNAS Chevalier Field, USNAS…

LBennettHW561480v2.pdf
H. W. Bennett’s RCAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book, from 7/8/43 to 14/10/48, detailing training and instructional duties as a pilot.
Based at RAF Brough (No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School), RCAF Station Neepawa (No. 35 Elementary Flying Training…

PStimpsonMC19010045.jpg
Five photographs of Harvards in flight.
#1 is nine Harvards in formation.
#2 is a single Harvard, N588, in close formation.
#3 is six Harvards in close formation.
#4 is two Harvards in formation. On the reverse 'Peeling off'.
#5 is four Harvards…

MStimpsonMC155249-190922-09.pdf
A book detailing the activities undertaken at the training airfield of Cochran. It describes the history of the field, the training courses and names the staff and students.

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A report issued to Cyril covering his training with the US Navy.
A second report only refers to extra formation flying training.

LScottEW188329v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Eric Scott from 23 November 1941 to 17 July 1942. It covers his initial flying training in England and then in Florida and Alabama in the USA. Aircraft flown were Tiger Moth, Stearman, Vultee and Harvard. He landed on a…

BScottEWScottEWv1.pdf
Text and numerous b/w photographs (some of which are also located in sub-collection albums) covering from immediately before and during World War II - (1939-1946). First page has colour photographs and description of prisoner of war medal. Continues…

PScottEW17020067.jpg
Top - colour artwork postcard of a Harvard with United States markings fling above cloud. Captioned 'Advanced Trainer during High Altitude Flight, Craig Field, Selma, Ala'.
Bottom - view through trees of a multi-story brick building behind high…

SWooleyAJ[Ser#-DoB]v10014.jpg
Front quarter view of a Harvard on the ground with engine running.

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PWellsRG17010009.jpg
Photo 1 is two men in a swimming pool, one diving, annotated 'Geordie and Paddy'.
Photo 2 is five airmen annotated 'The Gang - Flying Control'.
Photo 3 is three airmen at the nose of a Mosquito, annotated 'Ginger & Crew'.
Photo 4 is two airmen…

MWindmillSA174076-160422-03.jpg
Covers all postings in service including training in England and the United States and operations on 158 Squadron flying Halifax after which he was a pilot instructor.

LWindmillSA174076v3.pdf
Pilot flying log book for S A Windmill, covering the period from 4 January 1942 to 30 September 1942. Detailing his flying training. He was stationed at RAF Cambridge, USAF Lakeland, USAF Gunter Field and USAF Craig Field. Aircraft flow in were Tiger…

MWierT500238-170122-01.pdf
Tadeusz record of flying at No 48 M.U for years 1952 to 1958. Lists aircraft types and hours by month.

LWierT500238v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for T Wier, covering the period from 12 May 1941 to 5 October 1955. Detailing his flying training, Instructor duties, operations flown and post war flying with Number 4 Ferry Pool and Number 48, 9, 27 Maintenance Units. He was…

LPennyJA1345892v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for James A Penny, covering the period from 10 November 1941 to 23 November 1943 when he was shot down over Berlin. He was stationed at AAC Souther Field, RCAF North Battleford, RAF Shawbury, RAF Sleap, RAF Blyton, RAF Upwood…

BHookingsEWHookingsEWv1.pdf
From birth in 1920 until operational pilot in 1944. Covers early life in Battersea and Morden in London, family life, school and first jobs after leaving school at 14 years old. Describes family experiences at beginning of the war volunteering for…

BJoynerJHJoynerJHv1.pdf
Records his time in the Air Training Corps before joining the RAF, his training as an air gunner and his first operation.
Post war his squadron took part in the repatriation of Army personnel from Italy and his unit was in India at around the time…
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