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First Flight

  • Stan Holmes
  • Interview by: Jess Boydon


Having completed the

as a Met assistant,

I was then 16 and a half,

and I was posted to RAF

This was a Wellington bomber

and in fact, at Moreton,

in an aircraft in a Wellington.

I think that was in early 1942.

I was sat on a spar as I

onto the side of the aircraft

I think for the first time

corkscrew left or corkscrew right.

So that was my introduction

that I also wanted to fly

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