Flying Log Books

All aircrew were required to keep a log of their time in the air, which had to be countersigned by their commanding officer at the end of each month.

Information recorded included:

  • Date
  • Hour (ie Take-Off Time)
  • Aircraft Type and Serial No.
  • Pilot
  • Duty (eg Navigator, Air Bomber, Wireless Operator etc)
  • Remarks (ie Purpose of the Flight [eg Cross Country, Circuits and Landings etc])
  • Flying Times [Day / Night]

Extract from JF Myers’ Flying Log Book [Courtesy of Rod Myers]