RAF Cranage [entry point]

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RAF Cranage [entry point]

Description

RAF Cranage was located in Cheshire, 3 miles (5 kms) north-east of Middlewich.

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The station opened in October 1940 and was used by 2 School of Air Navigation using Ansons. It 1942 the unit was renamed Central Navigation School and by 1944 it was using Ansons and Wellingtons. 96 Hurricane night-fighter squadron also used the station defending the Liverpool area. A Vickers-Armstrong factory adjacent to the station assembled Wellingtons and used the station for test flying them.

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“RAF Cranage [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 7, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21873.

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