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    Default F/Lt John JARVIS - test pilot A&AEE Boscombe Down.

    Hello
    Can anyone give the RAF service number of test pilot A&AEE Boscombe Down.
    F/Lt John JARVIS ( apparently 1942 - 1943)

    Many thanks in advance
    Pavel

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    Hi Pavel,
    A bit:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ww2peop...a8491377.shtml

    30/7/42 MOSQUITO 662G F/Lt Jarvis Full load at that time was Tests
    2xl000 lb bombs under wings Throttle problems (no Locking device) starboard throttle slipped back to Zero and we swung into a pair of Beau fighters parked near runway consequently our Mossie was a Write Off and the Beaus were very damaged. Jarvis and myself o.k.Locks were of course fitted to consequent models.

    https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=72081

    Mosquito HJ662 Prototype Mk.VI.
    Engine cut on take-off hit Beaufighters R2311 and R2057 RAF Boscombe Down 30.7.1942


    Crew (my note): F/L Jarvis / Kenneth James Mitchell

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    Mojmir

    Sorry, I am busy.

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    Hi Mojmír
    Thanks for trying to help. I appreciate.
    I know the sources.(BBC and ANS). LG unfortunately does not answer.
    Can I add Sgt Kenneth James MITCHELL (RAFVR 1188456)

    Regards Pavel

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    Hi Pavel,

    I am back. What about F/L John Arthur JARVIS, DFC (43472) ?

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    Mojmir

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    Hi Mojmir
    F / L John Arthur JARVIS, DFC (43472) looks interesting.
    An astonishing career.
    But I really do not know.
    Cheers
    Pavel

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    Hi Pavel,

    Have you tried Tim Mason? He wrote a series of books on test flying at Boscombe.

    Robert

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    Hi Robert
    Thanks for good idea. Step in the right direction.
    Regards
    Pavel

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