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    Hello,

    I'am looking for informations about Albacore used by Aden communication Flight after WW 2

    Thank you very much

    Alain

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    BF588. 8.4.45 to 9.46

    Source R Sturtivant books.

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    thank you I've Sturtivant and Alan lake books about RAF second line units but what I'm looking for is the number of Albacore in service and when they were withdrawn from Aden CF.

    Alain

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    There are others in Sturtivant's Fleet Air Arm Aircraft 1939-45, the following three from Wingfield storage handed over to the RAF mid-1944 and recorded at Aden
    BF689 ME 6.45
    BF701 Comm Unit Aden 1.45 - 3.45
    BF702 Aden CF 3.45 ME 6.45
    BF648 To Aden CF Khormaksar 24.7.44 Middle East 6.45
    X9287
    X9288
    X9279
    X9264
    X9232
    X9231
    X9232
    X9146 perhaps
    X9147
    X9044
    T9253
    I may have missed some. Various last dates are given from 1944 onwards, with BF855 being the latest.

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