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PWhybrowFHT16020005.jpg
A side view of a training aircraft '62' stripped for inspection. On the reverse 'BT17A Miami Okla'.

PFordTA17110038.pdf
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a Tiger Moth and a Harvard, captioned 'A Tiger Moth visits us'.
Photo 2 is an air-to-air view of two Harvards in the air, captioned 'Cookie's aircraft from mine. Frank in the distance'.
Photo 3 is a…

PMadgettHR19030044.jpg
Top left - view of front of Harvard with pilot in cockpit. Captioned 'McAteer'. Top right - an airman wearing greatcoat and side cap standing at the top of steps in open door of a building. Middle - side view of Harvard with pilot in the cockpit.…

PEdgarAG19010111.jpg
A postcard of 14 Harvards in a line with a parade of airmen marching past. It is captioned 'Greetings from Moncton, N.B.'

PMadgettHR19030039.jpg
Top left - line of Harvards on airfield Captioned 'Harvard II'. Top right - line of Harvards in the distance. Bottom left - Front quarter view of Harvard with buildings in the background. Bottom left - nose of a Harvard with hangar in the background.…

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YMadgettHR1330340v2.pdf
Daily entries for most of year 1941, First half of year entries cover events in England before joining Royal Air Force. Entry for May includes call up papers and travel to Stratford on Avon. June move to Scarborough. August to Wilmslow, sea journey…

LMadgettHR147519v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for Hedley R Madgett, covering the period from 23 September 1941 to 15 August 1943. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RCAF Swift Current, RCAF Medicine Hat, RAF…

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…

BThomasWKThomasWKv1.pdf
A detailed account of Ken Thomas's life from his early years at school, through his ground crew technical training followed by his aircrew training, operational tour, short post war service and his civilian career, he revised the account in 2005.

PMadgettHR19030046.jpg
Left - five airmen standing in line. Four wearing tunic and side cap and the middle man wearing greatcoat and fur hat. In the background a two story building. Captioned 'my Harvard instructor P/O Hansel, with his pupils: Nev Oakley, Me, "Tuck"…

APetersC150428.mp3
Cyril Peters joined the Royal Air Force at Cambridge in 1940 and trained as a pilot in Canada and the United States. On his return to Great Britain he served as an instructor before flying operations as a pilot with 77 Squadron. He became a teacher…

PBriggsDW1701.jpg
Donald Briggs was born in Lealholm near Whitby in Yorkshire. After school, he became an apprentice with the Royal Air Force. He trained at RAF Halton in 1939 and became an engine fitter working on Wellingtons and Manchesters. He volunteered for air…

PPaineGH1616.jpg
Geoff Paine attended High Wycombe Royal Grammar School and Falmouth Grammar School, joined Air Training Corps and volunteered for the Royal Air Force at eighteen. Upon competition of initial training he was posted at RAF Waltham (100 Squadron) then…

AWarrenH160325.mp3
Interview in which he describes joining the RAF in 1938 and worked as ground crew. After training in Canada, he became a flight engineer and worked on Sunderlands flying from RAF Greenock.

PDelfosseJEC1701.jpg
Jack was born in London and went to Highgate School where he learnt navigation, Morse code and marching. On leaving he became a medical student but left half way through the course. He then joined the Royal Air Force and initially trained on Harvards…

PPennyJ1501.jpg
Jim Penny joined the Air Force in July 1940 when he was eighteen. He recounts the training which he undertook before he became a Bomber Command Pathfinder pilot for 97 Squadron at RAF Bourn. He explains the crewing up process and details those who…

PCooperJ1602.jpg
Mr Cooper joined the Royal Air Force in October 1943 and trained in the United States. The war in Europe was over by the time he returned to England. He remained in the Royal Air Force until he retired as a Flight Commander and became an Air Traffic…

ANeilsonW151116.mp3
William Neilson grew up in Edinburgh. After training as a pilot in Canada and the United States he served as a staff pilot at Number 1 Air Armament School RAF Manby. He discusses low level bombing practice. He was demobbed in 1946 and became a civil…

PFordTA17110041.pdf
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an airman sitting on a chair reading a book. Behind are Harvards and Ansons. It is captioned 'Jeff Bromfield'.
Photo 2 is a group of eight airmen seated in the sun, captioned 'Another Group'.
Photo 3 is a…

PFordTA17110040.pdf
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an airman sitting on a bench and smoking a pipe. Behind are several Harvards. It is captioned 'P/O (now F/O) Carruthers, my instructor.'
Photo 2 and 4 are seven airmen standing outside a hut, captioned…

LBarnesJ[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for J Barnes, covering the period from 10 December 1940 to 6 march 1946 and 24 September 1948 to 2 march 1951. Detailing his flying training, Instructor duties, operations flown and post war flying duties. He was stationed at…

LHayleyCA1463437v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Jack Hayley, covering the period from 9 June 1942 to 30 June 1950. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed at, RAF Newquay, RAF Clyffe Pypard, RAF Heaton Park, RCAF Moncton,…

LLancasterJO103509v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book for J O Lancaster, covering the period from 17 September 1943 to 31 May1950. Detailing his duties as a flying instructor, Test pilot with Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment, Empire Test pilots School, discharged…

LChattertonJ159568v1.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book for Flight Lieutenant John Chatterton 30 March 1942 to 15 April 1954 detailing training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Served at RAF Dunholme Lodge, RAF Syerston, RAF East Kirkby and RAF Swinderby.…
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