RAF Walney

Title

RAF Walney
RAF Barrow in Furness [entry point]

Description

RAF Barrow in Furness (also known as Walney) is located on Walney Island, Cumbria, 2 miles (3 kms) north-west of Barrow in Furness.

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The station opened in October 1941 and it was used throughout the war by 10 Gunnery School. Lysanders and Defiants were initially used but later superseded by Ansons. Later in the war Wellingtons were used with Spitfires and Hurricanes utilised for fighter simulations.

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“RAF Walney,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 25, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21890.

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