Sunday, November 13, 2011

George F. Thornton DFC

George F. Thornton DFC joined de Havilland Aircraft from the R.A.F. in 1949 as a production and development test pilot at Hatfield. He trained in the U.S. (1942-43) and flew Mustangs
and Spitfires with No. 2 Sqn., 2nd T.A.F. (1944-45). Was with No. 208 Sqn. in Palestine (1947)
then at the C.F.E., West Raynham, for his last two years of R.A.F. service.