RAF Ringway [entry point]

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RAF Ringway [entry point]

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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.

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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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