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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 17, 2016 ... Unit: No. 1485 Flight. Type: Wellington III. Serial: BK235. Base: RAF Fulbeck, Lincolnshire. Location: 1 Mile South East of Appleby, Yorkshire.

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.

Southwest (WN) #1485 FlightAware


Southwest (WN) #1485 Flight Tracker (SWA1485) Flight Tracker (en route flights, arrivals, departures, history) with live maps and aircraft photos.

Dambuster of the Day No. 29: David Maltby – Dambusters Blog


May 8, 2013 ... When the war started he tried to sign up for the RAF on 6 September ... Air Bomber Training Section in 1485 Target Towing and Gunnery 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.

Skellingthorpe Airfield History - BCAR.org.uk


RAF Skellingthorpe Airfield (Map edited to show the ... August 1943, No.1485 (B) 'G' Flight, Operating the Vickers Wellington and Miles Martinet. The Flight left ...

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.

Heritage of flight - South Kesteven District Council


of flight in South Lincolnshire. CELEBRATING OUR AVIATION HISTORY ... RAF Belton Park & RAF Alma Park. 12-13 .... Kesteven District Council - Licence No. ..... to1506 Beam Approach. Training (BAT) Flight. 1485. BGF operated briefly 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

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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.

RAF Dunholme Lodge - Aircraft & Airshows


Whilst at Dunholme the Flight changed its name to 1485 (Bomber) Gunnery Flight ... with its first Squadron, No 44 (Rhodesia), arriving from RAF Waddington.

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 ...