No. 1429 Czech Operational Training Flight

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Date of Establishment: 16th December 1941

Place of Establishment: East Wretham
Date of Disbandment: 1st February 1943
Place of Disbandment: Thornaby

No. 1429 COTF was created to replace Operational Training Flight (OTF) within No. 311 Squadron to five operational traning to new crews for No. 311 Squadron.

On 1st February 1943 No. 1429 COTF  became Czech Flight of No. 6 (C) Operation Training Unit.


No. 1429 COTF Stations

Station From To
East Wretham, Suffolk 16.12.1941 29.06.1942
North Luffenham, Rutland 29.06.1942 30.06.1942
Woolfox Lodge, Rutland 30.06.1942 31.08.1942
Church Broughton, Derbyshire 31.08.1942 10.11.1942
Thornaby, North Yorkshire 10.11.1942 01.02.1943


No. 1429 COTF Commanding Officers

Commanding Officer From To
S/Ldr Josef Šejbl 16.12.1941 24.04.1942
S/Ldr Jindřich Breitcetl 24.04.1942 01.02.1943


Source: Pajer Miloslav, Ve stínu slávy, Svět křídel, Cheb, 1992




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