RAF Brize Norton Memories

Alan DB Smith

Alan DB Smith started flying at 17 as a Flight Engineer with 206 Sqn in 1942. After the war he was at the Transport Command Development Unit at Brize Norton during 1947/48, during which time he flew in the Berlin Airlift, subsequently becoming the founding Chairman of the British Berlin Airlift Association. In the 1950s, he received a Commission and was trained as a pilot, flying Valettas in the Borneo compaign before returning to the UK and transitioning via the Meteor to fly the Cnaberra bomber. After leaving the RAF, he flew with various UK airlines, amassing more than 5,000 hours of Viscount time.

Alans flying record below

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Stan Smiths memories

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