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List of Royal Air Force aircraft independent flights - Wikipedia, the ...


This is a list of Royal Air Force independent Flights. An independent Flight is a military administrative structure which is used to command flying units where the number of aircraft is not large en...

18.07.1943 No. 1485 Flight Wellington III BK235 W/O. Heard


Jul 27, 2015 ... Unit: No. 1485 Flight. Type: Wellington III. Serial: BK235. Base: RAF Fulbeck, Lincolnshire. Location: 1 Mile South East of Appleby, Yorkshire.

1690 BDTF RAF Metheringham - Key Publishing Ltd Aviation Forums


Back in early 1980's, I began some research into the history of RAF ... A number are assumed following the renumbering of 1485 BDTF if you do ... Accident Cat Ac damage 1485 (Bombing) Gunnery Flight, Fulbeck, when ...

Skellingthorpe Airfield History - BCAR.org.uk


The squadron moved to RAF Wigsley, Nottinghamshire, on 30th-31st May 1942. ... August 1943, No.1485 (B) 'G' Flight, Operating the Vickers Wellington and ...

No.50 & No.61 Squadrons Association - F Lt Thomas Spoors Cook ...


Then he was posted for operational duties to A Flight 61 Squadron at RAF ... saw him posted to RAF Skellingthorpe on 1485 Bombing & Gunnery Flight, this from ...

Gathering of "Water Fowl" on frozen - Birchwood Nature Park


As part of 5 Group Bomber command, RAF Skellingthorpe played a major part in ... No 1485 Bomber Gunnery Flight also came and stayed until November 1943.

RAF Heritage Collection | William Farr School


Facilities at the dispersed site slowly improved and, in August 1942, the crews of No 1485 Target Towing and Gunnery Flight moved in from RAF Scampton with ...

Royal Air Force (Volunteer Reserve) Officers 1939-1945 -- M


commanded Special Mobile Flight, RAF (retains rank of Flt Lieut RAF). 1919, -, 1923 .... 14.07.1942, No. 1485 Target Towing & Gunnery Unit RAF. 15.03.1943

RAF-lincolnshire.info :: 1481 Gunnery Flight


Jan 15, 2012 ... RAF-Lincolnshire.info - the home of Royal Air Force and airfield history in ... 1485 Gunnery Flight ... The 1481 Bombing and Gunnery Flight of Number 3 Bomber Air Gunnery School was resident at Ingham from Jun 1943 until ...

RAF-lincolnshire.info :: 1654 HCU - recollections of J A Campbell


Sep 11, 2010 ... I have no doubt whatsoever there would be crew members who flew in the Stirlings and Halifaxes ... Both aircraft operated with 1485 BG Flight.

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Armstrong Whitworth A.W.38 Whitley Mk.V British 2-engine bomber


The aircraft was named after Whitley, a suburb of Coventry, home of one of Armstrong Whitworth's plants. Design and .... 1485 Flight RAF; No. 1486 Flight RAF.

BBC - WW2 People's War - RAF Wireless Operator in England and ...


Jul 15, 2004 ... As Ground Crew, my first Posting was to RAF Scampton, where 617 Squadron, who later ... procedures and attain no less than 25 words per minute before passing out. ... I joined 1485 Bombing, Gunnery, Towing Target Flight.

History of Birchwood Nature Park - City of Lincoln Council


As part of 5 Group Bomber command, RAF Skellingthorpe played a major part in ... No 1485 Bomber Gunnery Flight also came and stayed until November 1943.