Serial No. . . . . .16
Page No . . . . . . .1
Dated . .7th. May 1959
FLYING WING ROUTINE ORDER
WING COMMANDER N.E. BOWEN
Order No. 1 - Visit of United Kingdom Schoolmasters 11.5.59
1. A party of 40 schoolmasters from the United Kingdom will visit Royal Air
Force Jever on 11th and 12th May, 1959. The programme arranged for them, and the
orders necessary to ensure its fulfilment are as follows.
2. TIMING ACTION
11.5.59 16.15 hours Party arrives by Comet. The aircraft is S.A.T.C.O.
to be parked in front of No.1 Hangar. O.C. Stn.Flt.
The A.O.C. in C., A.O.C. and the Station
Commander will meet the party at the
aircraft. The visitors are to be taken to
the Officers Mess in two coaches, and M.T.O.
their luggage unloaded and taken to the
Mess by truck. Conducting officers are to M.T.O.
be in attendance from Flying Wing in the
No.2 Squadron - Seven O.C. Sqns.
No.4 Squadron - Three
No.93 Squadron - Five
A.T.C. - Five
16.30 - 17.30 Tea with conducting officers in the ante
room, Officers Mess. After tea addresses
will be given by the Commander-in-Chief
and Station Commander.
17.30 - 19.30 A tour of the airfield will be made by O.C. Sqns.
coach, including visits to all squadrons. M.T.O.
Squadron Commanders are to receive the
visitors at the entrance to their
17.25 Two aircraft of No.4 Squadron are to be O.C. 4 Sqn.
on the O.R.P., connected to telescramble
points. They are to be scrambled when the
18.00 Flying is to cease.
19.30 All officers of Flying Wing are to parade
in the ante room, Officers Mess, before
taking dinner with the guests. Dress is to
be No.1 Home Dress.
12.5.59 08.50 Five aircraft of each squadron, pilots in O.C. Sqns.
the cockpits, are to be lined up ready to
start up at 0.900 hours.
08.55 The visitors will arrive in two coaches M.T.O.
and will leave the coaches on the grass area
at the centre of the Squadrons' A.S.P.
One of the visitors will be presented with S.A.T.C.O.
a Verey pistol and will fire a green Verey
light. This is to be the signal for all
fifteen aircraft to start up.
3. Flying Programme
(a) The Officer Commanding No.2 Squadron is to be responsible for O.C. 2 Sqn.
pre-flight briefing, and for the leading of a fly-past to the time
table laid out below.
(b) Officer Commanding Station Flight is to provide the Chipmunk
and one Vampire for take-off at 09.00 hours. The Chipmunk is to be
flown by Flying Officer Hook, and the Vampire by an officer to be F/O Hook
nominated by O.C. No.2 Sqn. O.C. 2 Sqn.
3. Time Table
09.00 1 Chipmunk takes off F/O Hook
09.00 1 Vampire takes off T.B.D.
09.00 Fly Past aircraft start up
09.08 Wing takes off
09.10-09.12 Chipmunk aerobatics F/O Hook
09.15 Formation fly past (Squadrons in vic,
aircraft in vic)
09.16 Additional Swift takes off F/L Rimington
09.17-09.20 Vampire aerobatics T.B.D.
09.22 Formation fly past (squadrons close line
astern, aircraft in vic)
09.24-09.27 Swift aerobatics F/L Rimington
09.29 Formation runs in for landing (squadrons
long line astern, aircraft in appropriate
09.33 Last aircraft of formation lands
09.35 Land Vampire T.B.D.
09.36 Land Swift F/L Rimington
09.37 Land Chipmunk F/O Hook
09.35 Operation turn round of first two aircraft
of No.93 Squadron (1 R.A.F., 1 R.D.A.F.)
09.45 Turned round aircraft taxy out with new
09.45-09.55 The visitors emplane in the Comet, which Comet Pilot
is to be pre-positioned at the western end
of No.2 Squadron's dispersal.
09.55 Comet's doors close
10.00 Comet takes off
5. Bad Weather Programme
Should bad weather prevent flying, No.2 Squadron is to run a O.C. 4 Sqn.
synthetic exercise 'Full House.' Hunter Squadrons are to run a O.C. 4 Sqn.
synthetic defence exercise in conjunction with Wing Operations. S.I.O.
O.C. 93 Sqn.
Wing Ops. Off.
6. The visitors will be sub-divided between the three squadrons and O.C. Sqns.
will arrive at 09.00 hours and stay till 09.45 hours.
(N. E. BOWEN)
Royal Air Force Jever
O.C. Flying Wing
O.C. Tech. Wing
O.C. No.2 Squadron
O.C. No.4 Squadron
O.C. No.93 Squadron
O.C. Station Flight
O.C. No.2 M.F.P.S.
Wing Operations Officer
Sec. 'P' Officer (P.L. Office)
Ground Defence Officer
Senior Acct. Officer
Rectifications (No.1 Hangar)