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MStimpsonMC155249-190922-02.pdf
Notes recorded by Maurice during his pilot training.

LStimpsonMC155249v1.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book for Maurice Cecil Stimpson, covering the period from 19 December 1941 to 30 July 1943. Detailing his flying training and operation flown. He was stationed at RAF Perth, USAAC Alabany, USAAC Moody Field, RAF Little…

LDoxseyJA630441v1.pdf
J A Doxsey’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book from 5th October 1939 to 25th January 1944, recording training and operations as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner, and Transport Command ferry duties across Africa, Brazil and USA.…

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States that he would not be possible for him to be a fully qualified wireless operator/air gunner for a long rime and invites him to consider an alternative as a flight engineer. Outlines flight engineer training.

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Front (both sides), rear cover and inside page with list of reasons for this booklet. On back side of rear cover some Morse code groups for punctuation. On the rear cover names with designated 'P' or 'N'.

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MWakefieldHE174040-171016-25.pdf
Contains: preliminary engines, oil system, the four stroke cycle, timing, substantial notes on magnetos and carburettors. Followed by air-cooled engines (valves, cylinders, tappets, magneto timing, crankshaft). Liquid cooled engines (data),…

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On the front, a printed list of fittings in Barrack block with pencilled calculations. On the reverse marked answers to a test/quiz on the location of equipment in aircraft and other aircraft engineering related questions, with those correct ticked…

MWakefieldHE174040-171016-20.pdf
Contains: notes on physics of force and moments with formulae and calculations. Notes on chemistry of fuels, requirements for carburettor,. Continues with mechanics of stress and properties and chemistry of metals. Continues with geometry and drawing…

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MWakefieldHE174040-171016-19.pdf
Covers Halifax Mk III, starting and running up, handling and climbing, cruising, and data tables. Continues with Lancaster fuel (capacity), oil, coolant, rad flaps, external checks, auxiliaries checks on turrets and engines, temperatures for run up,…

MWakefieldHE174040-171016-17.pdf
Cash book but contains notes on: medicines/chemicals on first page. Followed by general notes and outline diagrams on Stirling, Halifax, Me-110, Dornier 215 & 217 and Hudson aircraft. Continues with flight engineer's notes on a large number of…

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Title and artwork of example graph and list of graph types. On the reverse and eagle and a roundel.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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Covering A.T.C and I.T.W syllabus.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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MWakefieldHE174040-171016-11.pdf
Covers RAF top level organisation, list of all home commands and scope of aircrew training. Continues with description of structure of air council, and detailed description of bomber command structure. Followed by two training analyses with diagrams,…

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MWakefieldHE174040-171016-10.pdf
Contains notes on syllabus (airframes) Halifax including: description, alighting gear, flying controls, duties of flight engineer, cabin heating, ant-icing system, fuel system, pneumatic system, oxygen system, fire extinguisher system, dinghy and…

MWakefieldHE174040-171016-09.pdf
Text and diagrams covering Avro York 1 C: fuel system, system selectors, hydraulics, Merlin engine data and systems, Graviner system, cabin heating, lubrication system, aircraft construction, aircraft data, carburettor, power plant, engine handling,…

MWakefieldHE174040-171016-08.pdf
Notes on theory of flight, thermodynamics, power calculations, engines and components, superchargers, propellers, range flying, velocity/speed calculations, rules for range flying, flight planning, electronic circuits and electrical theory.

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MWakefieldHE174040-171016-07.pdf
Maths and engineering notes including structure, aircraft controls, aircraft loading and centre of gravity calculations and pages of other maths calculations.

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Pamphlet with b/w artwork of a Mosquito with transparent boost gauge overlaid. On the rear cover eagle and roundel.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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Pamphlet with b/w photograph of airman looking at aircraft models on stands on a table. Rear cover has RAF badge and roundel.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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Pamphlet with b/w artwork of Stirlings in formation. On the rear cover RAF badge and roundel.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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Pamphlet with b/w photograph of students at desk in classroom with instructor by blackboards. RAF badge and roundel on the back cover.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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LWakefieldHE174040v1.pdf
Harold Wakefield's RAF Navigator's, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner's Flying Log Book, from 16th August 1943 to 16th August 1946, recording training, operations, instructional duties and Transport Command duties to India and the Far East as a Flight…

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Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing greatcoat and side cap.

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Ken Symonds was in the Air Training Corps when the unit was visited by a flight engineer. This meeting further inspired him, along with his cousin to join the RAF in a ground trade with the expectation of moving on to become a flight engineer. …
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