RAF Padgate [entry point]


RAF Padgate [entry point]


RAF Padgate was a non-flying station located in Lancashire, 3 miles (5 kms) north-east of Warrington.

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It opened in April 1939 as a receiving and basic training centre for air force recruits. Prospective aircrew were interviewed for suitability for aircrew positions. In 1943 it was taking 1500 new recruits a week and introducing them to service life.

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 Padgate [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 25, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5699.

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