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LAlgarHKM1801102v5.pdf
Aircrew flying log book for H K M Algar, navigator, covering the period from 18 August 1966 to 12 March 1968. Detailing his instructor duties with maritime operational training unit. He was stationed at RAF St Mawgan. Aircraft flown in was…

LAlgarHKM1801102v4.pdf
Aircrew flying log book for H K W Algar, navigator, covering the period from 2 September 1964 to 13 July 1966. Detailing his flying duties with 38 squadron, and instructor duties with maritime operational training unit. He was stationed at RAF Luqa…

LAlgarHKM1801102v3.pdf
Aircrew flying log book for H K M Algar, navigator, covering the period from 11 August 1959 to 25 August 1964. Detailing his flying duties with 204 squadron and 38 squadron. He was stationed at RAF Ballykelly, RAF Kinloss and RAF Luqa. Aircraft flown…

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…

LAlgarHKM1801102v1.pdf
Flying log book for aircrew other than pilots for H K M Algar, air bomber and navigator, covering the period from 14 September 1943 to 16 March 1954. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying duties with 201 advanced flying…

PBlythTS1709.jpg
Seven airmen wearing tunics with brevet and side caps. Four sitting and three standing behind. Captioned 'Seated left to right, P/O F McLelland, F/O G Russell, F/L T.S. Blyth, P/O P Galan, Standing left to right, Sgt N Chappell, F/Sgt J Littlejohns,…

PBlythTS1704.jpg
Head and shoulder portrait of an RAF officer wearing tunic with navigator brevet and peaked cap. Captioned 'P/O Peter R Galan, nav, 51 Sqn'.

MBlythTS[Ser#-DoB]-170516-05.jpg
A number of cartoon drawings featuring observers - the brains of the bomber crew who takes the aircraft, crew and payload to where it will do the most good. It includes cartoons of a secretary, Albert Einstein and Adolf Hitler.

LGalenP[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Peter Galan’s Flying Log Book from 2 May 1943 to 26/27 March 1944, detailing training and operations as a navigator. His pilots on operations were Flying Officer Blyth and Flight Sergeant Foster. Based at RAF Abingdon (No. 10 Operational Training…

CBlythTS-170516-010001.jpg
Map from east of England to Germany with routes to numerous targets including Hamburg, Hanover, Magdeburg, Berlin, Leipzig, Duisburg, Essen, Kassel, Cologne, Aachen, Frankfurt, Mannheim, Stuttgart and Paris. A table at bottom right list bomb loads…

PRidingRH21040020.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a pilot at the controls of his aircraft.
#2 is a navigator plotting a course.
#3 is two airmen standing on steps.
#4 is an airman standing outside a wooden building with a sign for 'White River'.
They are…

LBennettHW561480v1.pdf
H. W. Bennett’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 23 April 1937 to 14 June 1943, detailing training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Observer, Air Gunner, Bomb Aimer and Navigator. Includes bombing and…

PAllamAJ1705.jpg
Seven airmen all wearing battledress with brevet standing in line in front of a Lancaster. Pilot is third from the left. Submitted with caption 'crew 2' and information 'Crew 2 l to r: Len Stevens FE, Harry Wilson W/Op, dad, Bob Lillico RG, Harry…

CAllamAJ-171206-01.jpg
Shows route from Strubby area to target near Leipzig. Captioned 'W/O Allam, 227 Sqdn, Target Lutzkendorf'

PRidingRH21020008.jpg
A newspaper article about Ron after he was shot down over France. A second cutting has a brief note about Ron returning home after being missing in France.
[The details in the article are incorrect. His aircraft was a Wellington, it was shot down on…

PRidingRH21010015.jpg
Two photographs from an album.
#1 is a navigator's workstation in the nose of an aircraft.
#2 is Ron observing a sunshot using a sextant.

MRidingRH1525125-210923-03.pdf
A card issued to Ron recording his status as navigator.

LRidingRH1525125v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for R H Riding, navigator, covering the period from 5 January 1942 to 25 April 1948. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war flying with 1332 heavy conversion…

BLangLWLangLWv1.pdf
Geoffrey Robinson's recollection of an operation to bomb Bonn in December 1944.

MRosserLV745193-190517-49.jpg
Details of data for routes Spalding to Broxbourne to Norwich area: giving tracks, distances, courses, groundspeed and times.

MRosserLV745193-190517-48.jpg
Includes route forecast, turning points, courses, speeds and estimated times of arrivals.

MRosserLV745193-190517-38.pdf
Includes notes on: cross country procedure, navigation examples (calculations), aircraft flying instruments, pressure heads, air speed indicators, altimeters, turn and bank indicator, compasses, met, charts, calculations, artificial horizon and other…

MRosserLV745193-190517-32.pdf
Notes on navigation with examples of various routes with details. notes and definitions. Contains doodles.
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