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9th August 15:25
Bristol Beaufighter VI EL164 (A/I Mk.VII)
Pilot: W/Cdr Hamley AFC
Navigator (R): Self
NFT & A/I Exercise VI
Cine-gun shooting on A/I
1:15

23:45
SEARCHLIGHT EXERCISE ~ Duxford
Lots of finger trouble at Control – stooged around as target for 2 hrs. Put on vector straight for centre of London then playmate informed our R/T was U/S, so dived straight home
2:25

The “NFT” during the daytime flight was a Night Flying Test, to ensure all systems were fully operational for night flying.

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