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Watch awarded to Nevill Tufnell at No5 BFTS in 1942 as best overall cadet.



  • 5 British Flying Training School

    5 British Flying Training School

    The 'Arnold Scheme' (1941-43) and the British Flying Training Schools (1941-45), with the co-operation of Squadron Leader Mills DFC and President Roosevelt, enabled the setting up of flight training in the USA for RAF pilots to train alongside American...


  • Nevill Tufnell

    Military | Flight Lieutenant | Pilot
    Nevill Charles Hilder Tufnell was born in 1922 and attended Eton College. In 1942 he joined Course 6 at No 5 British Flying Training School in Clewiston, Florida. While at Riddle Field, he was an outstanding cadet and the only cadet to be awarded the...


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05 December 2017 14:35:27 Anne Hughes Created entry with caption and unit associations

5 BFTS Association