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    Hi,

    I have recently been sent a copy of the above document which was used by a Fitter IIA to record all the operations undertaken by aircraft under his charge between 1942 and 1945. He has recorded the pilot and any damaged sustained during the operation.

    The book obviously was not intended for this use, but adapted by the fitter for own private use, It looks pre-war to be. could add it. The pages can be see here http://218squadron.wordpress.com/ground-crewmans-diary/

    Any pointers welcome, drawn a blank every else.

    TIA

    Steve
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    Very interesting, Steve. Thanks for sharing.

    Busy bloke, your chap. One can only imagine his sadness with those a/c he recorded as 'Missing'. Waiting and hoping for the return which failed to materialise. Especially when he'd looked after a particular a/c for a while and got to know it and its crew.

    Ian

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    The Groundcrews “owned” the aircraft! The Aircrews merely flew them!

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    Dear both,

    Sorry about the delay in replying.

    Yes interesting document, sadly the association did not keep the senders details. The guy certainly worked on some great aircraft flown by some of No.218 Squadron most respected skippers.

    Only wish I knew what the book was !

    Steve
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