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This photograph is of the crew of pilot Alan May who served in the squadron in Full Sutton and India. His daughter is Van Wilson, the Association’s long-serving, dedicated Treasurer, Membership Secretary and now also Editor of the Nickel. Alan and his crew survived the war but tragically he was killed in an air accident just before Van was born. She would love to trace any family members of the crew who flew with her father. (more…)
For this new website, we are grateful to CastlegateIT for sponsorship, design and unfailing support during its creation. We welcome comments and suggestions and more photographs and memories!
Many of the images are on display in the Yorkshire Air Museum & Allied Air Forces Memorial at Elvington, 77’s former base. Visit the museum to see the only reconstructed Halifax in the world and be sure to spend time in our own History Room created by members.
Veteran Mike Varley set up the original 77 Squadron website and answered queries for many years. (more…)
The Association lapel badges, and navy blue ties, feature the squadron crest. They are available from the Yorkshire Air Museum shop at Elvington, York, YO41 4 4AU, telephone: 01904 608719.