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Old 21st Jun 2020, 09:13
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John Eacott
 
Join Date: Aug 1999
Location: Gold Coast, Australia
Age: 72
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Originally Posted by 63000 Triple Zilch View Post
I was a member of 86F ATC squadron from 1966-1969. Situated behind Hounslow East tube station. I remember a link trainer we had there but donít remember the Tiger Moth. However looks like a good rebuild.
P.S The F in 86F stood for a founding squadron when the ATC was inaugurated in around 1941ish
86 Squadron wasnít a Founding ATC Squadron, only the first 50 were entitled to the (F) suffix. Mine was 27(F) Chingford Squadron; out of the original 50 there are only 30 remaining. Those that disbanded and reformed arenít entitled to the (F) designation eg 40 Squadron
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