Wg Cdr Edward John 'Jimpy' Shaw AFC
He joined the RAF in 1944 with Edinburgh University Air Squadron. Between 1945 and 1946 he trained as a pilot with 19 Flying Training School Cranwell. After Operational Conversion Unit training on Spitfire Mk 16 he joined No 16 Squadron at RAF Fassberg as Fighter Ground Attack pilot on Tempest 2.
He moved to
Between 1954 and 1957 he was a test pilot on Instrumental and Photographic flight and on Armament Flight at Royal Aircraft Establishment Farnborough. The main aircraft flown included the firefly, Vampire, Meteor, Hunter,
Between 1957 and 1959 he was Staff Officer at Directorate of Flight Safety.
Between 1959 and 1962 he was Flight Commander No 1 Guided Weapons Trial Squadron at
1962 he was OC on Fighter Commmand Missile Practice Camp at