RAF Kemble [entry point]


RAF Kemble [entry point]


RAF Kemble is located across the Wiltshire – Gloucestershire border, 5 miles (8 kms) south-west of Cirencester.

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The station opened in 1938. During the war it was used by 5 Maintenance Unit and the Overseas Aircraft Delivery Flight. RAF Kemble was the headquarters of the RAF Service Ferry Pools  co-ordinating with the Air Transport Auxiliary. Gloster Aircraft had a production unit at the station making Typhoons. During late 1944 the United States Army Air Force used C-47s at the station to support allied troops in Europe. From 1967 to 1983 RAF Kemble was the home of the Red Arrows and it is now Cotswold 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 Kemble [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 5, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21852.

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