RAF Shenington [entry point]


RAF Shenington [entry point]
RAF Edgehill [entry point]


RAF Shenington (also known as Edgehill) was a Bomber Command training station located in Oxfordshire, 6 miles (10 kms) west of Banbury.

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It opened in October 1941 during the war it was used by the Wellingtons of 12 Operational Training Unit and 21 Operational Training Unit. In 1942 the station was also used for test flying the first British jet aircraft, the Gloster E28/39.

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 Shenington [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 5, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5705.

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