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Following removal from the command of 61 Infantry Brigade in October 1943, 63 Divisional Airborne Composite Company RASC was moved to Figsbury Barracks Winte
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Hamilcar glider, chalk number 501. FROM ‘ONE NIGHT IN JUNE’.
This rear loading medium range transport aircraft entered RAF Squadron service in 1966 and is designed to operate from forward or unprepared air strips only 460 metres long.
The ‘Hotspur’ was a glider designed by FF Crocombe to transport troops and was manufactured by General Aircraft Ltd.
Designed in 1935 the Hector was taken into service with the RAF in the then new Army Co-operation Wing No. 50 at Odiham in 1937.
The Hamilcar was developed General Aircraft Ltd (GAL) from January 1941 to meet the requirements for the transport of heavy equipment for airborne troops following Prime Minister W
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