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First flight June 5th 1940 in DH 82 NZ706 No 1 EFTS Tareri New Zealand
Passed out of ATS 23rd November 1940 No 1 FTS Wigram New Zealand
First flight UK 6th February 1941 Miles Master N7719 No 58 OTU Grangemouth
Flew early Spitfires K9828, K9833, K9887, L1004 and L1096
Crashed L1096 7th March 1941 as per its official records! Dad told me he was doing circuits and bounced so gave it full power which
resulted in loss of control. Non injury accident.
58 OTU Grangemouth
No 1 AACU "A" Flight - Weston Zoyland
Refresher Flight 3(P) AFU - Lulsgate Bottom
No 53 Course No 1515 BAT Flight - Swanton Morley
Night Flight Lulsgate Bottom
Was recomended for Heavy Bombers but returned to New Zealand.