Operational Record Book Form 540

The  Operational Record Book is compiled by one of the officers on the station and finally signed off with comments by the OC. Essentially it is a diary of events and happenings on the station, station.  Matters covered included :

          •  Runway and Air Movement
          • Meteorology
          • Airfield state and Air Traffic Control
          • Administrative Matters
          • Field Surgical Team – (link)
          • Motor Transport details
          • Shipping
          • Defence and Security
          • Social and Sporting Events
          • Visitors, Arrivals and Departures
          • The Commanding Officer’s Remarks

The entries in the ORBs that relate to medical matters to include the years 1971 to 1975 will be detailed on this page’s linked documents. In addition “Defence and Security” comments and “Commanding Officer’s Remarks” and one or other incidents have been transcribed but only for the spring and early summer of 1972

1971
1972
1973
1974
1975

The ORB F540s listed above are available for inspection and copying at the PRO in Kew for those who have the time and inclination to do so.

Sn Sarfait 750x507 Web
Ravens Roost 750x533
Western Dhofar 23 Nov 22 Web 750x544
Sherishitti Sh 980 Deefa 750x656
Sherishitti Caves
Dianas Web 600
Sn Hawf 750x507
Hawf