Air Electronics Officer (AEO)
George Ford was involved in Operation Buffalo which was the first British atomic bomb which had been dropped from an airplane.
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The main and backup crews for Operation Buffalo.
John Finnis ( B/A Standby), Ken Edmonds ( Nav/Plotter Standby), Ted Flavell (Main pilot), George Ford (Main AEO), Eric Stacey (Main B/A)
John Mitchell (Co-pilot Standby), Gordon Spencer (Main Nav/Plotter), Frank Coulton (Standby AEO), Bob Bates (Standby Pilot), John Ledger (Main Co-pilot)
Image and information courtesy of Pete Sharp - 'The Vickers Valiant- The Forgotten One' Association.