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    Hi,

    I have a badly damaged Fairey Battle of 218(B) Squadron. The F78 states that it was sent to 1472M at RAF Locking. I am aware of RAF Locking but not 1472M. Is this a maintance unit? Also, what was 6 SofTT ?

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    Steve
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    Steve
    xxxxM is a series of airframe numbers used by the RAF to identify non-flying Instructional Airframes. 6 S of TT is number 6 School of Technical Training.
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    Hello,

    Instructional Airframe 1472M = Fairey Battle I K9260.

    See: BC1(2nd ed.)/64 - 11 April, 1939 - 218 Sqn - Battle I K9260 - Accident - P/O R. H. Balls. See also p.348 - 218 Sqn - Battle I K9260 - Sgt C. D. Owen.

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    Hi Col,

    Yes, that is the aircraft, I have received some information on P/O Balls RAF career.

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    Steve

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