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    Can any tell me what "Air Operations Section No.2 E&WS" was and where they were located?

    With thanks, David.

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    Probably should be No. 2 Air Observer School (Electrical & Wireless School) RAF Cranwell,Lincolnshire.
    Last edited by dfuller52; 17th September 2009 at 14:40.
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    Thank you. Any idea about the location in 1940?

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    Hello David,

    No.2 ELECTRICAL & WIRELESS SCHOOL.

    Formed 1.12.38 at YATESBURY; 10.39 first aircraft arrived; 12.2.40 allocated to No.26 Group; Redesignated No.2 Signals School 26.8.40

    Aircraft - Dominie (R5921); Proctor (R7487); Botha (L6398); Magister I (N3892); Envoy III (P5778).

    See:
    Royal Air Force Flying Training and Support Units.
    Sturtivant,Ray, Hamlin,John & James J Halley.
    Tunbridge Wells:Air Britain(Historians),1997
    p.104

    Need to check second edition for updates.

    Col.

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    Many thanks, that has helped clarify things.

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