RAF Padgate [entry point]

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RAF Padgate [entry point]

Description

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.

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“RAF Padgate [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 26, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5699.

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