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Bob Richardson 5 BFTS

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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

  • Bob Richardson

    Military | Captain | Pilot /Instructor
    Bob Richardson was born in Glasgow, Scotland. He joined the RAF at the beginning of the Second World War and was sent to Clewiston, Florida to train at No 5 British Flying Training School. He was on “Course 3”, the University Flight as all fifty cadets...

  • 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
23 November 2016 15:23:08 Anne Hughes Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
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% BFTS Anniversary Book

Date Contributor Update
23 November 2016 15:23:08 Anne Hughes Changes to place associations
Sources

% BFTS Anniversary Book

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