A Close Thing . . . by Ralph Swift

All Material on this page is Copyright © Ralph Swift  Malta calibration was to prove traumatic. As well as my usual sergeant navigator I was carrying a Sqn Ldr navigator…

Flying the Canberra . . . by Ralph Swift

All Material on this page is Copyright © Ralph Swift 2003  I disliked flying the Canberra, I had got bored and uncomfortable during the longer flights made possible by the…

Peter Long’s brief history of Watton – 1955

Early in the year, Development Squadron’s Varsity aircraft began the task of flight testing a passive monitoring radar receiver which was being developed at Watton. Code named ‘Breton’, this piece…