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No 54 Operational Training Unit Personnel, locations and equipment

Personnel Movements: Nov - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr H A V Hogan 25 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 58 OTU for duty as Chief Flying Instructor
Fg Off C H Willis 25 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 58 OTU for duty as Flying Instructor
Wg Cdr H A V Hogan 29 Dec 1940 Posted to No 58 OTU, RAF Grangemouth for duty as Chief Flying Instructor, wef 9 Dec 1940
The ORB for No 54 OTU does not begin until March 1941

Source - No 54 OTU ORB (AIR 29/682/1) & No 58 OTU ORB (AIR 29/684/1)

Organisational Movements: Nov - Dec 1940

Date Notes
25 Nov 1940 Formed at Church Fenton within No 12 Group to train night fighter crews, equipped with Blenheims, and Defiants 
Bristol Blenheim IF

Boulton Paul Defiant

10 Dec 1940 Aircraft and Personnel of the Blenheim and Defiant Flights, No 55 OTU, RAF Aston Down transferred to No 54 OTU
31 Dec 1940 Transferred from No 12 Group to No 81 Group

Source - No 55 OTU ORB (AIR 29/682/2) and RAF Flying Training and Support Units - Air Britain

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