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    Good morning all

    I wonder if anyone can tell me what the OATS Senior Course was, and where? I think it was engineering related: I'm trying to decipher a service reocrd from the 1950s.

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    Snapper

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    Hi Snapper, my list of RAF abbreviations says:

    Officers Advanced Training School

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    Sturtivant - RAF g training and support units since 1912, pg 196

    Formed 14.2.44 as OATS at Cranwell, 1.11.44 became No 1 OATS, 27.8.45 Digby, 1.12.46 became The Officers Advanced Training School, 25.6.47 Hornchurch, 11.10.48 Bircham Newton, disbanded 1962.

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    Superb - thank you Pavel

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    Hi

    The OAT Course was a senior Admin Course not an Engineering Course

    Malcolm

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