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Old 15th Aug 2016, 06:20
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Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: River Thames & Surrey
Age: 72
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Originally Posted by brakedwell View Post
Nav Rad, your first trip was with me! My logbook shows: April 25th 1962, Anson 195, Bovingdon-St Mawgan-Bovingdon - 1.30 Day each way. I left CCCF for Argosies in Sept 1962. My last Anson flight was to Leuchars- Stornoway-Prestwick-Bovingdon on Sept 19/20 in 815, a Fighter Comm Sqn Anson. P/O Piper, the Nav, was filling in time on FCS, so I must have helping them out. While I was on CCCF the fleet consisted of 3 Anson 19's, 195,858,859 and a Mk21, 981. Our Valletta was 504. I do regret not entering full serial numbers in my log book.
'858 and '859 were prefixed 'PH' My ATC log book records a flight in PH859 and another in Anson VL337, presumably a later arrival after FCCS and CCCS were amalgamated along with BCCS from Booker. I remember seeing an Anson at Booker in about 1962 shortly before the RAF moved out so maybe that was '337.
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