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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.

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…

PFOMetheringhamAF19010014.jpg
Top - a Harvard with engine running and men in front and rear cockpits. Groundcrew standing on starboard wing by cockpit and one by port wingtip. Captioned 'W/C Baxter, Harvard, Heston 1940'. Submitted with description 'W/Cdr Baxter sat in RAF…

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PHarrisonRW2103.jpg
Reg Harrison grew up on a farm in Saskatchewan and enjoyed watching aircraft when they flew over. He had his first flight as a youngster when he was lent five dollars by a shopkeeper. He volunteered for aircrew as soon as he was of age and began his…

LCameronD173516v1.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book, one, for Don Cameron, covering the period from 23 March 1942 to 22 January 1943. Detailing his flying training. He was stationed at RAF Booker, USAAF Lakeland, USAAF Cochran Field and USAAF Napier Field. Aircraft flown in…

PByeGA2002.jpg
Front quarter view of a Harvard with a man wearing flying suit entering the front cockpit. Captioned 'Allen beside plane...may have been taken here before leaving for the war, so not sure if it was a Blenheim [sic]'. additional information about this…

LPrickettTO40427v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book two for Thomas Other Prickett, covering the period from 2 May 1940 to 18 June 1944. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties, operations flown and staff duties with the RAF Delegation to the USA. He was stationed at RAF…

LPrickettTO40427v3.pdf
Pilots flying log book, three, for Thomas Other Prickett, covering the period from 21 June 1944 to 2 November 1966. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties, staff duties with the RAF Delegation to the USA, Empire Central Flying School,…

PEleyNJ1628.jpg
RAF Personnel and civilians in front of brickwall with 2 windows, submitted with caption; “RFS Oakington flying Harvards. June 1951.”

BMitchellJEFMitchellJEFv2.pdf
Account of John Mitchell's career in the Royal Air Force from Oct 1934 until November 1957. Writes of his early ambitions to fly, and joining the RAF as a wireless operator. Describes his training and early postings to Worthy Down on Vickers…

PHughesCL16010023.jpg
Top left - an airman wearing tunic with pilot's brevet sitting on a chair in a garden with building in the background. Top right - an airman wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and side cap sitting on a chair in a garden. Centre middle - air-to-air…

LDickerAHG18112199v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for A H G Dicker, covering the period from 4 July 1944 to 30 April 1953. Detailing his flying training, post war duties with 205 squadron, 52 squadron, 203 squadron and instructor…

LRobinsonFA33520v1.pdf
Flying log book for F A Robinson covering the period from 8 September 1938 to 22 January 1951. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, includes flight certificates, congratulatory messages and notes of appreciation from senior officers, a…

LPollockHAJ187029v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bombers and air gunner’s flying log book for H A J Pollock, air gunner, covering the period from 22 October 1943 to 20 May 1955. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying with number 3 flying training…
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