RAF Ouston [entry point]


RAF Ouston [entry point]


RAF Ouston was located in Northumberland 10 miles (16) kms north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne.

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The station opened in March 1941 and formed part of Fighter Command for the rest of the war. Hurricane and Spitfire squadrons used the station as did air-sea rescue and army co-operation units with Defiants, Walruses and Ansons. Night-fighter radar operators were trained at the station late in the war in Ansons and Wellingtons.

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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 Ouston [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 5, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21830.

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