RAF Newton [entry point]

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RAF Newton [entry point]

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RAF Newton was a Bomber Command station located in Nottinghamshire, 7 miles (12 kms) east of Nottingham.

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It opened in June 1940 as part of 1 Group. 103 Squadron and 150 Squadron both moved in with Battles and both squadrons converted to Wellingtons in October 1940. The two squadrons departed the station in July 1941 after which RAF Newton became a training station. 16 (Polish) Service Flying Training School took up residence from July 1941 to December 1946 to provide training for Polish airmen serving in the RAF. 2 Flying Instructors School also used the station 1943–1944.

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“RAF Newton [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 27, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21838.

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