Chesworth George AVMAir Vice-Marshal Chesworth was one of the RAF’s leading post-war operators in the maritime air role.  Flying Sunderlands in Korea he was awarded the DFC and he later he flew Shackleton and Nimrod aircraft.  He commanded the first Nimrod squadron and later was the station commander at RAF Kinloss, the home of three Nimrod squadrons.  When serving as the Chief of Staff of No 18 Group he co-ordinated the air operations in support of the fleet during the Falkland’s war and oversaw the Vulcan attack (Black Buck) on Stanley Airport.  Later he was Lord Lieutenant of Morayshire.

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