RAF Ringway [entry point]


RAF Ringway [entry point]


RAF Ringway was located in Cheshire 8 miles (13 kms) south of Manchester.

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It opened in 1940 and initially used by 1 Operational Training Unit in Coastal Command. Subsequently it was used as a parachute training school and also by the Air Transport Auxiliary. The station was an important site for the production and repair of military aircraft. The prototypes of the Manchester, Lancaster and Lincoln all first flew from RAF Ringway, which is now Manchester Airport.

Artwork                            Text
Map                                Text. Correspondence
Map. Navigation chart and log      Text. Diary
Moving image                       Text. Log book and record book
Photograph                         Text. Memoir
Physical object                    Text. Personal research
Physical object. Clothing          Text. Poetry
Physical object. Decoration        Text. Service material
Sound                              Text. Training material
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“RAF Ringway [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 7, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21825.

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