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  Monday 27th May 2018
21 Thanks to NRO Kew added 2Sqn F540 for September59.   Target hours raised to 340, achieved by end of month, 3 evenings night flying, air/ground average 39.6%, Rimington aero displays at GAF Landsberg and RAF Cottesmore, Ex AMLED with 79 Sqn detatchment, W/C Topp soloed on Swift.   [No Backlog)   (Click to see.)
20 Thanks to NRO Kew added story of Roy Rimington's lucky day.   [No Backlog)   (Click to see.)
  Monday 21st May 2018
19 Thanks to NRO Kew added 2Sqn F540 for August59.   Reached Tgt 310 hrs, operating from dispersals for month, 12 pilots and 8 Swifts exchange with RCAF at Gros Tonquin, Bob Barcilon one wheel up landing, Ex Amled with 79 Sqn, Roy Rimington ejected, harness came undone, hung by leg strap but landed in the River Weser uninjired, Dave Ives and Roy Gathercole left the Squadron, Sqn hired a boat and threw a party for station officers on board whilst cruising the Jade Basin.   [No Backlog)   (Click to see.)
  Saturday 12th May 2018
18 Thanks to his wife we have learnt the sad news of the death of Tim McElhaw.   Commanding Officer 4 Sqn 2Sep57 to 12Mar59.   [No Backlog)   (Click to see.)
  Wednesday 9th May 2018
17 Thanks to his wife we have learnt the sad news of the death of Barney Concannon.   He is believed to have died about 5 years ago.   Barney was an author and a No 112 Squadron pilot.   [No Backlog)   (Click to see.)
  Thursday 5th April 2018
16 Thanks to NRO Kew added 2Sqn F540 for July59.   Reached Tgt 310 hrs, no flying last week getting ready for woods dispersal, Rimington to Coltishall for Royal Observer Corps Open Day aeros display 5Jul, Adair T.11 aeros display Oldenburg GAF Open Day, sir-ground Strohen Range, Durward Stn Flt converted to Swift, Hagan and Holden-Rushworth Ex Northern Light to Solar Norway, RDAF 4 pilots and 2 RF84Fs detached to Jever, BBQ for all Sqn personnel in woods 3Jul.   [No Backlog)   (Click to see.)(Click to see.)
  Wednesday 4th April 2018
15 Thanks to NRO Kew added 2Sqn F540 for June59.   Newing Boscombe Down trial Hunter6 for FR role, Ex Royal Flush 1-5th, Martin reserve, won by 2ATAF, 2MFPS under Hall for 2ATAF, Jever Open Day 6th, Flypast, aeros by Rimington in Swift and Adair in T.11, Recce with German Navy, air-ground firing, Newing and Holden-Rushworth to Chievres Belgium for Ex Round Robin, Rimington aeros at USAF Toul-Rosieres Open Day, Barcilon back up a/c, Hrs target reached.   [No Backlog)
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14 Thanks to NRO Kew added 2Sqn F540 for May59.   Ex Full House, Bergh, Martin and Newing for Joker IV, Martin chosen for 2ATAF rep at Ex Royal Flush, 30 Headmasters visited Jever, Flypast and aeros, Rimington in Swift and Adair in T.11, Gathercole took Swift to Ramstein for static display, 2 Mob. Field Photo Sect., under Hall to Eindhoven for Royal Flush, Ex Northern Light Wallis and Rimington at Solar Norway, AOC's 29th, Butler converted to Swift, Sqn went to Spring Ball Gutersloh, Barcilon married, Burton's son christened.   [No Backlog)   (Click to see.)
  Tuesday 3rd April 2018
13 Thanks to NRO Kew added 2Sqn F540 for April59.   Air-firing Sylt, Sqn Avg 16.4%, Stoppage Rate 480, Jever 23rd, Ex Topweight Gutersloh, 2 a/c and Rimington, Adair and Newing, St. Aubyn eng failure 6 mls off Sylt, glide back, ejected 1,000 ft, dragged by helicopter to beach to untangle harness, to Sick Quarters, Rimington at Gutersloh, tyre burst on ldg, main wheels collapsed, Cat 3, S/L Buchannon converted to Swift at Sylt, taking over 79 Sqn.   [No Backlog)   (Click to see.)
12 Thanks to NRO Kew added 2Sqn F540 for March59.   Ex Full House, Bergh, Ibbett, Martin, Adair and St. Aubyn represented Sqn in Sasoon Trophy, came 3rd to 79 and 81 Sqns, cine prep for Sylt, To Sylt 18th, Sharp and S/L Griffiths road party, 11 Swifts air party, bad weather landed from GCAs, only cine this month.   S/l Minnis converted to Swift, Sqn Dinner at Haus de Getraun.   [No Backlog)   (Click to see.)
11 Thanks to NRO Kew added 2Sqn F540 for February59.   10 days fog, Ex Full Span and Amled in Denmark, cine, 3 new a/c from Aldergrove, Ex Round Robin Twente, Ibbett wheels up landing on runway, Holden-Rushworth posted in.
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  Monday 2nd April 2018
10 Thanks to NRO Kew added 2Sqn F540 for January59.   2 Ex Full House, Converted G/C Smith, 2 pilots Handling Sqn, Another Swift to Aldergrove, Martin and Hagan on Survival Co., Ibbett A Flt Cdr, Green to ETPS dined out.
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9 Thanks to NRO Kew added 2Sqn F540 for December58.   3 a/c to Aldergrove, Ibbett and Watson to St Dizier NATO Refuel Ex, Bad weather, no tower contact, Securite diverted to Chaumaont, Newing IRE Co W Raynham, Xmas party down town, skittles, 2 Sqn's Airmen's Block bar won.   [No Backlog)   (Click to see.)
  Sunday 1st April 2018
8 Thanks to NRO Kew added 2Sqn F540 for November58.   Bad weather, 160 GCAs, HunterF6 evaluation, Watson nose-wheel up landing, Barcilon and Sharp joined, 79 Sqn diverted to Jever, broken ankle at Guest Night.   [No Backlog)   (Click to see.)
7 Thanks to NRO Kew added 2Sqn F540 for October58.   Highest monthly hours with Swift, Night flying, Lavender and Hugill end of tour, Dined out invited GLOs McGregor and Tregear and Davies Fly Wg Int Off, Rimington broke leg at Mess function.   [No Backlog)   (Click to see.)
  Saturday 31st March 2018
6 Thanks to NRO Kew added 2Sqn F540 for September58.   Ex Royal Flush at Spangdahlen, Green, Bergh and Walpole rep 2ATAF, Won Guenther Trophy, Green 3rd overall, RDAF Sqn visiting, Dale arrived from OCU.   [No Backlog)   (Click to see.)
5 Thanks to NRO Kew added 2Sqn F540 for August58.   Ex Full House, Bergh, Green and Newing for 2 Sqn, Ex Joker saw Bergh Green and Walpole for 2TAF Royal Flush, Bergh in as B Flt Cdr, Watson and Adair from OCU.   [No Backlog)   (Click to see.)
4 Thanks to NRO Kew added 2Sqn F540 for July58.   Ex Full House, Odiham Detachment, Karup RDAF detachment, Ex Guest, Battle Call, Swift airborne in 30 mins, CCF visit, Kelly, Boyer and Hoddinott dined out, Mr Banks Vickers rep dined out, made Hon Sqn Mem.   [No Backlog)   (Click to see.)
  Friday 30th March 2018
2<3/TD> Thanks to NRO Kew added 2Sqn F540 for June58.   Sylt 22.9%, Lavender hyd. failure Grn Endorsement, low level aeros at Landsberg and Le Bourget, from Sylt 25th, Bannard posted.   [No Backlog)   (Click to see.)
  Thursday 29th March 2018
2 Thanks to NRO Kew added 2Sqn F540 for May58.   To Sylt 14th, a/c 16th, 46th Sqn Birthday, AVM Opis reviewed, AOC's inspection May58, Open Day 10May58, Green solo aeros, dined out Kelly and Retief at Sylt.   [No Backlog)   (Click to see.)
1 Thanks to NRO Kew added 2Sqn F540 for May58.   To Sylt 14th, a/c 16th, 46th Sqn Birthday, AVM Opis reviewed, AOC's inspection May58, Open Day 10May58, Green solo aeros, dined out Kelly and Retief at Sylt.   [No Backlog)   (Click to see.)