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Posted 05 January 2011 - 05:04 PM
mike is now attending the October show
hi joined the RAF in Jan57 on a DC B.
I was posted to Kirton Lindsay for basic training and then to Swanton Morley for AEO training.
After 12 months at Swanton was posted to Wadding ton to do the Vulcan B Mk1 course.
then posted to the staff of the OCU for the next 4 years as an instructor.
During this time he was teaching pilot and navs aircraft electrics and also converted to the Mk2.
In Sep62 I was crewed up with Dick Haven and posted to 12Sqn which was reforming with Vulcan B Mk2 at RAF Coningsby.
In 1962 12 Sqn operate eight Avro Vulcan V-bombers, initially from RAF Coningsby then RAF Cottesmore equipped with Yellow Sun one megaton free-fall strategic nuclear bombs for medium to high altitude release.
total service time was 8yrs and left with the rank of FLT.LT.
Posted 05 January 2011 - 05:14 PM
"Got a rabbit to pull out of your hat Percy? You've got that 'Britain-can-make-it' look about you. Very intimidating."
Posted 05 January 2011 - 06:02 PM
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