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578 Squadron operations record

578 Squadron operations record

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Published by Hugh Cawdron in Bristol .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHugh Cawdron.
Contributions578 Squadron.
The Physical Object
Pagination1v ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15537763M

THE OPERATIONS RECORD BOOK. The Operations Record Book with appendices will form a complete historical record and it is to be kept up by the C.O. of every unit and by an officer or officers detailed for the purpose in each headquarters both in peace and war. The objects of the Operations Record Book are as follows: . After a waiting period awaiting orders, they were all posted to the MCU on 30 November From there they were posted on January 1st, to Squadron. Without seeing the Squadron Operations Record Book, it might be assumed that Hussey and Ash also joined the crew at the MCU.

The Westland Whirlwind was the first cannon-armed fighter for the RAF, first flown in October and at the production stage by It was a twin engined heavy fighter (also able to function as a fighter bomber with pound ( kg) bombload). With four 20mm Hispano cannon in the nose, it was more powerful than an eight-gunned fighter like the Spitfire or Branch: Royal Air Force. RAAF Unit History sheets (Form A50) [Operations Record Book - Forms A50 and A51] Number 3 Squadron Sep 43 - Jul 46 Contents range - Series number A Control symbol 9 Access status Open Barcode

Pilots / Air Gunner’s flying log book for Peter Lovatt covering the period from 12 April to 20 June Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Burnaston (16 EFTS), RAF Barrow/Walney Island (10 AGS), RAF. A - Z listing of names from both Squadrons who appear in the Operations Record Books and some Ground Crew along with a pictu re if available and their service numbers. Map with approxim ate locations of where the Squadron aircraft were lost.


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578 Squadron operations record Download PDF EPUB FB2

The ORBs, in series were created to provide a complete record of a unit from the time of its formation. Each book includes an accurate record of operations carried out by the unit. This online collection 578 Squadron operations record book includes some operations record books for dominion and Allied Air Force squadrons under British Command.

What can I view online. The first operational squadron arrived shortly afterwards, they were the Canadians of Squadron who arrived in Novemberleaving in July for Tholthorpe with their Wellingtons.

Bomber Command was expanding rapidly when the newly formed Squadron arrived in February with 578 Squadron operations record book huge four engined Halifax aircraft. January Summary: (Taken From squadron operations by W/O "Chuck" Adams).

7 operational sorties. tons of bombs dropped. rounds of ammunition expended in combat. During this month a number of squadron aircrew were posted to 51,10,76,77 and 96 squadrons and Squadron was reduced from a 3 flight squadron to 2 flights.

Operations Record Book for IX(B) Squadron IX(B) Squadron Operations Record Books (F & F) are available below. Operations Record Book 1 ( - Dec ) Operations Record Book 2 (Jan Dec ) Operations Record Book 3 (Jan Dec ) Operations Record Book 4 (Jan Dec ) Operations Record Book 5 (Jan Dec ) Air Historical.

Squadron RAF was a heavy bomber squadron of the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. Squadron was formed at RAF Snaith, East Riding of Yorkshire on 14 January from'C' flight of No.

51 Squadron RAF, equipped with Halifax bombers, as part of No. 4 Group RAF in Bomber Command. It transferred to RAF Burn, North Yorkshire in February, Active: 14 January – 15 April Document Record Title Royal Canadian Air Force operations record books: No.

Bomber Squadron (R.C.A.F.) - Identifier. RAF Squadron Operations Record Books - posted in General: One of my little areas of research is that of Squadron Bomber Command, as the missus' uncle was a Flt. RAAF Unit History sheets (Form A50) [ Operations Record Book - Forms A50 and A51] Number 3 Squadron Jul 25 - Aug 43 - Page 1 of AIR 27/ - No Squadron: Operations Record Book This record (browse from here by hierarchy or by reference) Catalogue description Squadron Number: Records of Events: Y.

Squadron Burn — Part 1 (Operations 1 — 14) Squadron was formed at Snaith on 14th January Moved to Burn 16th February 2 flights - A and B. C Flight formed 8th April RAAF Unit History sheets (Form A50) [Operations Record Book - Forms A50 and A51] Number 3 Squadron Jul 25 - Aug 43 Contents range - Series number A Control symbol 8 Access status Open Barcode Often containing more detail than was transferred to the Squadron Operations Record Book.

The number of reports tapered off markedly in the latter years of the war, as the skies were swept of Axis aircraft. - Sorted in date order: (p7); (p45); (p); (p); (p); (p). No 3 Squadron - Aircraft Flying Control. 12 Squadron - Operations Record Book - May Each RAF Squadron complied a daily diary of events known as the RAF Form "Summary of Events".

This normally consisted of weather reports, crews posted in and out, very basic operation details and training activities. The Squadron’s Operations Record Book shows that RG Knowler was the Captain of a 35 Squadron aircraft on the following sorties, prior to cessation of hostilities in Europe: 22/04/ Bremen 04/05/ Ypenburg (Operation Manna) (Pilot)KnowlerRG2(Navigator)HallL2(Air Bomber)FinlaysonTG2(Wireless.

OPERATIONS RECORD BOOK of (Unit or Formation) No. (Can) Squadron. Place Date Time Summary of Events Hurn, Hants June 4/44 Another bright sunny day.

Arrived at Dispersal this morning to find all. Also included are some Operation Record Books for RAF Stations which, although under British command, were used by Dominion and allied air force units.

Though the system of Operation Record Books started after the First World War, few books in this series date from before the mids. Date: Held by. 12 Squadron - Operations Record Book - July Each RAF Squadron complied a daily diary of events known as the RAF Form "Summary of Events". This normally consisted of weather reports, crews posted in and out, very basic operation details and training activities.

The Operations Record Book. Other than the terse mysteries of the personal Record of Service forms, perhaps the next most misunderstood official RAF document is the Operations Record Book, although its functions and varying imperfections are quite well-recorded in a variety of places, including the various Guides published by The National Archives UK and others.

All aircraft returned to base between to hours. 22) Squadron Target No Foret de Nieppe - 2nd August Only ten aircraft were required from Burn for this operation and they. Squadron Operations Record Book: A transcript of the Squadron’s surviving formal record for their final year of service, at Don Muang in Thailand.

By Julyhaving converted to the de Havilland Mosquito FB VI in India, the Squadron was expecting to resume operations against the Japanese in Malaya.

Air Force Operations. RAF Bomber Command. Advanced Search. Squadron. Squadron. Results 1 - 20 of This Category All Listings. Hide map. The Sqdn left from Bourn at at My dad was the wireless operator on this aircraft.I have all the details in his log book.

Tuesday, 14 April. The following pages contain copies of No Squadrons Operational Records Book AM Form Set out in months the pages record the operations flown and losses suffered by the squadron between August and December 1) August 2) September 3) October 4) November 5) December   No.

35 Squadron’s Operations Record Book shows the following information was received relating to the crew: 07/04/ Information received from the Air Ministry that W McTurk, TC Kerr, EJ Trickey, missing on 19th / 20th February are prisoners of war; also that WH McCormick and one unknown are dead.If you are not the owner of the Sqn Operational Record Book CD-ROM or are not using the contents of this disk in accordance with the license you are in breach of the law and should desist immediately.

Digitally logged. 1 SQUADRON - THE OPERATIONAL RECORD BOOK – With additional information Compiled and Edited by Tobin JonesFile Size: 2MB.