M.861 2nd Officer  Wladyslaw Josef Marian Turowicz 
 flag russia -> flag poland  b. 23 Apr 1908, Zudyra, Siberia, Russia 17 Oct 1942 to 15 Oct 1944 

   ATA

     

 

 Ed. Warsaw Technical University (Diploma in Engineering)

m. to Zofja

prev. Polish Air Force from 1933; RAF Aug 1940-1942 (F/O, based at Boscombe Down)

RAF Serial No P0881

prev. exp. 200hrs on RHD 8, RWD 5, RWD 13, PZL 5, RWD 17, RWD 1D

 Address in 1942: Gunville, Ratfyn Rd, Amesbury, Wilts

 later 'The Willows', London Rd, Twyford, Berks


Postings: 5TFPP, 16FPP, 1FPP 

   via Krzysztof Kubala 

 "Intelligent and keen and although not a polished pilot is steady and safe"


 Pakistan Air Force (PAF) post-WWII, based in Karachi

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Senior Maintenance Staff Officer, Headquarters No. 2; Group PAF; Group Captain, PAF from Jan 1958

Visited USA in 1959

 From 1960, Air Commodore, PAF

 

 d. 8 Jan 1980 in a car accident - Karachi, Pakistan

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W%C5%82adys%C5%82aw_Turowicz

"Turowicz made significant contributions to Pakistan's missile/rocket program as a chief aeronautical engineer. In Pakistan, he remains highly respected as a scientist and noted aeronautical engineer."


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