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William Cushner at 5 BFTS 1943

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  • 5 British Flying Training School

    5 British Flying Training School


    The 'Arnold Scheme' (1941-43) and the British Flying Training Schools (1941-45), with the co-operation of Squadron Leader Mills DFC and President Roosevelt, enabled the setting up of flight training in the USA for RAF pilots to train alongside American...

People

  • William Cushner

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot
    Born and raised in Kingston he received an associate degree from Bucknell Junior College. Serving 28 years with the active Air Reserve he had trained as a civilian pilot and, while training with the USAAF, Maxwell Field, Alabama, he was one of 15...

  • John Riddle

    Civilian
    Formerly a barnstormer and flying instructor for stunt pilots, John Paul Riddle was a pioneer in aviation history taking the controls only 17 years after the Wright brothers’ first flight. His career in aviation had taken him from the Embry-Riddle...

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Date Contributor Update
16 August 2016 13:50:23 Anne Hughes Changes to place associations
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5 BFTS archive and Nick Jordan (photo)

Date Contributor Update
16 August 2016 13:50:22 Anne Hughes Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

5 BFTS archive and Nick Jordan (photo)

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