RAF East Moor [concept]


RAF East Moor [concept]


RAF East Moor was in Yorkshire eight miles north of York, and was a sub-station of RAF Linton-on-Ouse. It was constructed in 1941-42 with three concrete runways, two T2 hangars, one B1 repair hangar, 36 frying pan aircraft dispersals. It opened in 1942 as part of 4 Group but passed to the Royal Canadian Air Force as part of 6 Group in July 1944. It was also used as a Heavy Conversion Unit. The airfield closed in June 1946 and the land has largely reverted to agricultural use.
It was home to: 158 Squadron, 429 Squadron, 432 Squadron, and 415 Squadron.
Aircraft flown included: Wellington, Halifax, Lancaster.
Wartime losses: 502


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Clare Bennett
Julian Maslin
Nigel Moore
Terry Hancock


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