RAF Paignton [entry point]


RAF Paignton [entry point]


RAF Paignton was located in Paignton, Devon and comprised hotels and other buildings requisitioned and used by the RAF.

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2 Initial Training Wing (ITW) was formed at RAF Paignton in the first half of 1940 but redesignated 4 ITW in July 1940.  Initial Training Wings were where aircrew and other RAF recruits would spend 8-12 weeks receiving basic service training. 4 ITW specialised in training pilots, navigators and air gunners.

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 Paignton [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 7, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21829.

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