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All aircrew are required to complete a personal log book which lists details of their flights.
These are the RAF Form 414 – Pilots Flying Log Book, and the RAF Form 1767 – Aircrew Flying Log Book for other aircrew categories.
It is unusual, particularly after WW2 on a large-crewed aircraft, to find the whole crew listed for a particular flight. Usually it is only the captain's name recorded in the "crew" column on the page.
Regrettably there is limited space available in the 'Spare' column on a log book’s page, and hence, often due to the modesty of the individual, it is rare to find specific reference to incidents that occurred during a particular flight.
For example, we learn from an RFC communiqué, that on 26 October 1915, in combat, an injured 10 Squadron Observer somehow managed to move from the front cockpit of his spinning BE2c into the back in order to take control from his incapacitated pilot. He landed the aircraft and they both survived! It would be interesting to find their log book entries for that particular flight!
This section portrays some of the 10 Sqn History annals which may not have been recorded in Squadron members’ personal log books. It also contains articles that just don't seem to fit in anywhere else.