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Dobson, Eric G

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rank: Flt Lt
status: survived
airforce: RAF
born: 1920-11-28 Ilford United Kingdom

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Volunteered for Pilot Training 1942. Was enlisted in the Arnold Scheme whereby RAF Pilots were trained by US Army Air Corp.
16 March – 3 April 1942 – 15 EFTS (Elementary Flying Training School) Carlisle UK
8 July – 6 Sept 1942 – Primary Training Darr Aero Tech Albany Georgia USA
9 Sept – 7 Nov 1942 – Basic Training – Gunter Filed (now Gunter Annex), Montgomery Alabama
15 Nov – 22 Jan 1943 – Advanced Training and Gunnery – Craig Field, Selma Alabama USA. Flew many aircraft:
Magister – two seater monoplane basic trainer built by Miles
Stearman PT17 – two seater (Boeing biplane trainer)
BT13 - Vultee advanced trainer
AT6 – T6 Texan/Harvard pilot trainer
Anson – Avro Anson twin engine multi role 6 seater aircraft
Oxford – Airspeed Oxford used as pre-trainer for Avro Lancaster
Master – Miles M9 Master – agile high performance fighter
Martinet – Miles M25 Target Tug gunnery trainer
Harvard – AT6b Gunnery training
Hurricane - various variants
Spitfire – various variants
Seafire III

Squadrons:

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AirforceSqdrnDate
RAF 11 1945-07-01
RAF 3 RFU 1945 1945-01-01
RAF 74 OTU 1944-11-01
RAF 3 AGS 1943-06-01

Aircraft:

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SerialMarkingDate
LZ877 1944-11-28
ER763 1944-12-01
ER705 1944-12-11
BS362 1944-12-11
LZ885 1944-12-11
JK143 1944-12-12
ER763 1944-12-13
JG947 1944-12-16
LZ885 1944-12-18
JK866 1944-12-19
ER705 1944-12-20
LZ885 1944-12-22
JK441 1944-12-24
JK276 1944-12-27
ER763 1944-12-27
JK601 1945-01-04
NH866 1945-09-09
NM820 1945-10-15
NH906 1945-09-26
TX986 1945-09-28
NM819 1945-12-01
NM817 1946-02-01
JK787 1944-12-02
NH262 1945-07-01
NH790 1945-07-01
NH801 1945-07-01
NH380 1945-07-01
NN490 1945-07-01
NM817 1946-01-01
NM820 1945-10-01
NM820 1945-10-01
NH790 1945-07-01
NH380 1945-08-01
NH262 1945-07-01
TX978 1945-07-01
NH380 1945-08-01
NH262 1945-07-01
NH319 1945-07-01
JK787 1944-12-01
ER705 1944-12-01
JK143 1944-12-01
ER763 1944-12-01
ER705 1944-12-01
JG947 1944-12-01
JK866 1944-12-01
ER705 1944-12-01
JG947 1944-12-01
JK441 1944-12-01
JK276 1944-12-01
ER763 1944-12-01
JK276 1944-12-01
ER763 1945-01-01
JK601 1945-01-01
ER487 1945-01-01
JK468 1945-01-01
ER487 1945-01-01
TX978 1945-07-01
NH790 1945-07-01
TX986 1945-09-01
NF490 1945-07-01
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