Sussex Saleroom: 10th, 11th, Thursday 12th September 2019
ROYAL AIRFORCE / B.O.A.C: a collection of Pilot's General Notes, Pilot's Flying Log Books, aircraft manuals, and related ephemera: includes four pilot's log books, ink ownership name Gp. Capt, G.A.V.Clayton, commencing at RAF Cranwell, 2/9/ 1932, the pilot's extensive career recorded, his final log 17/12/1957, details of duties, co-pilots, aircraft, and locations including Manston, Tangmere, Aden, Basra, Calcutta, Rangoon, and Karachi: RAF. Pocket book, Pilots General Notes, both with ink ownership name, F/Lt. A.D. Messenger, with an Order of Service for the funeral of 'Tambi' Arthur Douglas Messenger, Air Commodore, 11th May, 1994; Pilot's Notes General, and Instructors' Handbook of Elementary Flying Training, 1942, ink ownership name W/O. V. Minot, 115 (B) Squadron, Marham; four pilot's log books, ink ownership name Clive Beckenham Houlder, the pilot flying with British Overseas Airways Corperation 2/1/1945 - 6/8/1969; a 'Douglas' Combined Protractor & Parallel Rule, contained in original labelled, buff coloured card case, together with approx. forty aircraft manuals, 1949 - 1956 includes Anson, Mosquito, Venom, Lincoln, Vampire, and Spitfire 21, by Order of the Air Council, December, 1948, 42pp, Air Ministry Publications, containing the Spitfire's handling, checklists, two photo. foldouts of cockpit and instrument panels. Illustrated.