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PChadwickR19040107.jpg
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'.

PThomasAF20010009.jpg
Photo 1 and 3 are the same. A group of three men and a nurse standing at the foot of a hospital bed.
Photo 2 and 4 are the same. Reginald standing cross-armed with a dressing on his head. In front is a man on a bed and a third man seated.

PThomasAF20010008.jpg
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.

PThomasAF20010007.jpg
The first two are the same. Fanny is the mother of Arthur Thomas.
The third is a group of 18 Royal Flying Corps airmen arranged in four rows in front of a wooden hut at Farnborough. Reginald is Arthur's father and is fourth from left in the rear…

PCavalierRG17010004.jpg
Photograph 1 - the Christmas dinner menu at RAF Farnborough with a cartoon of a German reconnaissance aircraft being shot down.
Photograph 2 - the signatures of some of the participants.
Captioned 'Christmas dinner, R.A.F. Farnborough…

PCavalierRG17010003.jpg
Group of 26 airmen arranged in three rows in front of a brick building. Reginald George Cavalier is front row, fourth from the left. The lower half is the signatures of 25 of the participants.

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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"…

AGuyanS[Date]-01.mp3
'Jock' Guyan comments on his operations. the recording includes audio clips from a documentary including excerpts of Arthur Harris, engine noises and interviews.
Samuel Guyan flew an operational tour with 90 Squadron and a second tour with 115…

APlenderleithJ151007.mp3
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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Covers biography of Boll Thorn early life and taking a short service commission in the Royal Air Force in September 1922 and learning to fly and posting to 17 Squadron at RAF Hawkinge.= and eventually to the Royal Aircraft Establishment at…

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Writes thanking Mrs Madgett for letter and concern over condition of relation in hospital. Catches up with news and notes she is posted to Farnborough.

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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'.

ACayhillE180208.mp3
Edward Cayhill was the eldest of eight children and with his father’s encouragement was hoping to go to university. His father died in 1938 which meant that the university dream was cancelled and Edward went to work as a Civil Servant in the…

BDudleyCDudleyCv1.pdf
A document written by Jim Allen's navigator. He describes his early training and difficulties when navigating in the UK, Jim Allen's skills, his own behaviour on the aircraft, flying under a bomber shortly before the target, his relief at surviving…

LAlgarHKM1801102v2.pdf
Flying log book for navigator’s, air bomber’s, air gunner, flight engineers for H K M Algar, Navigator, covering the period from 6 April 1954 to 12 June 1959. Detailing his flying duties with 36 squadron, bombing trials unit, royal aircraft…

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…

LClydeSmithD39856v2.pdf
Pilot's flying log book for Denis Clyde-Smith covering the period from 10 May 1937 to 31 May 1942. Detailing his flying training, Operations and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF Sealand, RAF Henlow, RAF Calshot, RAF Watchet, RAF…

SCheshireGL72021v10077.jpg
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,

SCheshireGL72021v10076.jpg
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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