RAF Little Rissington: The Central Flying School 1946 - 76: by R. Deacon,A. Pollock,M. Thomas,R. Bagshaw

By R. Deacon,A. Pollock,M. Thomas,R. Bagshaw

In the 3 many years among 1946 and 1976, the imperative Flying tuition which was once dependent at Little Rissington, produced over 6000 fledgling certified Flying teachers and always endeavoured to observe and increase the broader Royal Air Force's criteria of flying, in accordance with its sound, confirmed tutorial tools and a wealth of culture extending again to Upavon in 1912. With the cessation of hostilities in 1945, the station's function took on a brand new measurement with the arriving of the crucial Flying college (CFS) from RAF Upavon within the following 12 months. the most functionality of CFS used to be to fulfil RAF standards and support a few Commonwealth air strength specifications for flying teachers. RAF Little Rissington grew to become CFS's vital focal base for the following thirty years. The publication covers the 1946 to 1976 interval and has been drawn from from the documents on the nationwide records, the RAF Museum, the principal Flying college Archive, and from released resources. Anecdotes and reminiscences from over a hundred carrier and civilian team of workers, starting from Air Marshals to AC2s, who have been as soon as established at Little Rissington carry those unfolding years to life.

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