David Dancy

Story of a Flight Engineer

 

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NOVEMBER 1944 - 1657 Conversion Unit, "B" Flight, Stradishall, Suffolk, Stirling Mk 3

Date Hour Aircraft Type and No. Pilot Duty REMARKS

(including results of bombing, gunnery, exercises, etc.

Flying Times
Day Night
Nov 2 14:00 LK443 F/O JOHNSTON DFC FLIGHT ENGINEER BASE TO CRANFIELD & CIRCUITS AND LANDINGS PUPIL ENG SGT. HOMER 2:50  
Nov 2 17:40 LK443 F/O JOHNSTON FLIGHT ENGINEER CRANFIELD  TO BASE RETURN 0:35  
Nov 4 10:10 EF187 F/O JOHNSTON FLIGHT ENGINEER CIRCUITS AND LANDINGS AT BASE PUPIL ENGINEER SGT. HOMER 3:20  
Nov 4 13:30 EF187 F/LT HENDERSON F/O JOHNSTON FLIGHT ENGINEER CIRCUITS AND LANDINGS AT BASE 0:35  
Nov 6 18:20 EF187 F/O JOHNSTON FLIGHT ENGINEER CIRCUITS AND LANDINGS AT BASE AND WATERBEACH PUPIL ENGINEER SGT. HOMER   2:10
Nov 7 18:00 EH995 F/O JOHNSTON FLIGHT ENGINEER CIRCUITS AND LANDINGS AT BASE PUPIL ENGINEER SGT. HOMER   0:20
Nov 9 20:35 BF527 F/O JOHNSTON FLIGHT ENGINEER CIRCUITS AND LANDINGS AT BASE PUPIL ENGINEER SGT. HOMER   0:15
Nov 9 12:15 ASC LANCASTER I S/LDR ROBERTS DFC W/CMDR SAMSON DSO FLIGHT ENGINEER AIR TEST AND LOCAL FLYING FAMILIARIZATION OF AIRCRAFT 1:00  
Nov 10 11:15 ASC LANCASTER I S/LDR GRUBB DFC FLIGHT ENGINEER CIRCUITS AND LANDINGS AND FAMILIARIZATION OF AIRCRAFT 0:50  
Nov 10 16:25 ASV LANCASTER III S/LDR GRUBB DFC FLIGHT ENGINEER CIRCUITS AND LANDINGS AT BASE AND LOCAL FLYING 1:35  
Nov 11 11:30 ASV LANCASTER III S/LDR GRUBB DFC FLIGHT ENGINEER FAMILIARIZATION AND LOCAL FLYING 1:25  
Nov 12 13:35 LJ482 F/O JOHNSTON FLIGHT ENGINEER INITIAL DUAL AND FAMILIARIZATION OF A/C PUPIL ENGINEER SGT. RAWLINSON 1:20  
Nov 13 13:45 LK313 F/O JOHNSTON FLIGHT ENGINEER CIRCUITS AND LANDINGS AT BASE PUPIL ENGINEER SGT. RAWLINSON 1:20  
Nov 15 13:45 LK381 F/O JOHNSTON FLIGHT ENGINEER CIRCUITS AND LANDINGS AT MILDENHALL PUPIL ENGINEER SGT. RAWLINSON 2:05  
Nov 18 14:25 LK381 F/O JOHNSTON FLIGHT ENGINEER CIRCUITS AND LANDINGS AT TUDDENHAM PUPIL ENGINEER SGT. RAWLINSON 1:25  
Nov 20 08:10 LK613 F/O JOHNSTON FLIGHT ENGINEER CIRCUITS AND LANDINGS AT BASE PUPIL ENGINEER SGT. RAWLINSON 1:10  
Nov 20 15:15 LJ642 F/O JOHNSTON FLIGHT ENGINEER BASE TO CRANFIELD. CRANFIELD TO BASE. DNCO WEATHER U/S 1:00  
Nov 21 10:20 BF527 F/O JOHNSTON FLIGHT ENGINEER BASE TO MILDENHALL, BASE TO TEMPSFORD, BASE C AND L 2:00  
Nov 21 19:10 LJ482 F/O JOHNSTON FLIGHT ENGINEER CIRCUITS AND LANDINGS AT TUDDENHAM PUPIL ENGINEER SGT. WEBSTER   2:40
Nov 22 11:55 LJ482 F/O HARGREAVES FLIGHT ENGINEER INITIAL DUAL AND FAMILIARIZATION OF A/C AND CIRCUITS AND LANDINGS AT BASE 3:25  
Nov 26 11:00 LK528 F/O HARGREAVES FLIGHT ENGINEER INITIAL DUAL AND CIRCUITS AND LANDINGS PUPIL ENGINEER SGT. HODGSON 1:40  
Nov 27 10:50 XTP 1ST PILOT S/LDR GRUBB 2ND PILOT W/CMDR CAIRNES FLIGHT ENGINEER INITIAL DUAL AND FAMILIARIZATION OF A/C PUPIL ENGINEER SGT. SOWERBADT 1:40  
Nov 28 20:35 LK610 F/LT WHITWORTH FLIGHT ENGINEER CIRCUITS AND LANDINGS AT WRATTING COMMON PUPIL ENGINEER SGT. RAWLINSON   1:30
Nov 29 04:40 LK610 F/LT WHITWORTH FLIGHT ENGINEER WRATTING COMMON TO BASE PUPIL ENGINEER SGT. HODGSON   0:40
Nov 30 11:05 EE881 S/LDR GRUBB FLIGHT ENGINEER CIRCUITS AND LANDINGS AT TEMPSFORD PUPIL ENGINEER SGT. SOWERBATT 2:45  
Nov 30 14:45 EE881 S/LDR GRUBB FLIGHT ENGINEER TEMPSFORD TO BASE 0:30  
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