Training Aircraft used in 1940 at FTS in England

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    Would anyone happen to know what Aircraft were used at no 10 Flying Training School at RAF Tern Hill Shropshire during 1940. The pilot I am researching has just 'come off 'Tiger Moth's' at No. 1 EFTS at RAF Hatfield around May 1940. ?
     
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    #2 Aozora, Mar 8, 2016
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    Harvards, according to this Ternhill

    According to the War Cabinet paper (attached, 1st file), dated 1 July 1940, the "Service Flying Training Schools" were using either Harvards (presumably Mk Is) or Miles Masters (also attached):
     

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    I am most grateful to you for the info and attachments. The attachments especially! what a hive of information.
    Now I can move onto the squadron research. Reasonably easy as I know the chap only flew Mk 1 and II Hurricanes
    and came off flying duties in 1942.
    Thank you again for your invaluable help.
     
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    Aw, shucks! I enjoy doing the research and passing it on: the Cabinet Papers: Browse by theme and Browse Flight's archive of Historic Aviation are mines of information.
     
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    Thanks for the links Aozora, duly bookmarked.


    Geo
     
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