RAF Sywell [entry point]


RAF Sywell [entry point]


RAF Sywell was a training station located in Northamptonshire, 6 miles (10 kms) north-east of Northampton.

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The airfield opened in 1928 and during the war the civil flying training school there became 6 Early Flying Training School (EFTS), operating under contract for the RAF. Tiger Moths were used for initial training to select pilots for more advanced training elsewhere. The station was also used for the repair of nearly 2000 Wellingtons as well as the building of nearly 100 Lancaster Mk 2s between July 1942 and November 1943.


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 Sywell [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 4, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/29482.

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