Now with No.2 Squadron, 51 OTU, Broody’s Operational Training continues. Training moves on to Bristol Beaufighters. This flight was also the first under the control of a Ground-Controlled Interception station. I will write of the role of GCI in more detail later.
1st August 15:30
Bristol Beaufighter I V8350 (A/I Mk.IV)
Pilot: W/Cdr Hamley AFC
Navigator (R): Self
A/I & Day GCI Practice – East Hill
Poor set – serious fades & squints