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    Greetings all,
    I was wondering if anyone could tell me where the above was based during the war?
    Thanks for reading.
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    Bob

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    Dennis Burke
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    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
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    Hello Bob,

    To give you a time frame:

    No.20 (PILOTS) ADVANCED FLYING UNIT.

    Formed 23.3.43 from Nos.1, 2 & 4 GTS at KIDLINGTON in No.23 Group.
    Relief Landing Grounds.
    Kiddington (Glympton) 22.3.43 - 21.6.45.
    Kingston Bagpuize 10.3.43 - 30.7.43.
    Croughton 24.3.43 - 18.10.44.
    Weston-on-the-Green 6.3.43 - 21.6.45.
    Establishment: 92+45 Oxford, 3+1 Anson.
    2.44 130+49 Oxford, 3+3 Anson.
    Disbanded 21.6.45.

    (Representative) Aircraft.
    Oxford (V4091 KF)
    Hotspur II (BT596)
    Master GT II (EM407).
    Support aircraft.
    Anson I (DJ657)
    Gull Six (AX866)
    Tiger Moth II (NL971)
    Hind K5515
    Wellington IV (Z1280)
    Proctor III (HM284)

    See: Royal Air Force Flying Training & Support Units/Sturtivant et al/A-B, 1997(1st ed.)/43.

    Check 2nd ed. for updates.

    Col.

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    This is wonderful.
    Thank you very very much indeed.
    Take care,
    Bob

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