RAF Methwold [concept]


RAF Methwold [concept]


RAF Methwold was in Nofolk, 10 miles north-west of Brandon. It opened with grass runways in 1939 as a satellite airfield for RAF Feltwell, just to the south. The runways were concreted in 1943 and it reopened in May 1944. Flying ceased in 1946 and the site returned to agriculture in 1958.
It was home to: 37 Squadron, 214 Squadron, 21 Squadron, 464 Squadron, 487 Squadron 218 Squadron and 207 Squadron.
Aircraft flown included: Wellington, Ventura, Stirling, Lancaster.
Wartime losses: 180


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Trevor Hardcastle


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“RAF Methwold [concept],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 24, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5695.

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