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804654/19 - RAF LITTLE RISSINGTON: The Central Flying School Years 1946-1976 

By Roy Bagshaw, Ray Deacon, Alan Pollock, Malcolm Thomas B.E.M

In the three decades between 1946 and 1976, the Central Flying School which was based at Little Rissington, produced over 6000 fledgling Qualified Flying Instructors and continually endeavoured to monitor and improve the wider Royal Air Force's standards of flying, based on its sound, proven instructional methods and a wealth of tradition extending back to Upavon in 1912. With the cessation of hostilities in 1945, the station's role took on a new dimension with the arrival of the Central Flying School (CFS) from RAF Upavon in the following year. The main function of CFS was to fulfil RAF requirements and assist some Commonwealth air force requirements for flying instructors. RAF Little Rissington became CFS's important focal base for the next thirty years. The book covers the 1946 to 1976 period.

Good condition 

Format Hardback
Pages 316 plus index
Publication Date One Available

b/w photos plus several pages of colour 

Width (mm)


Height (mm) 275
Dust Jacket Yes


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