RAF Sleap [entry point]

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RAF Sleap [entry point]

Description

RAF Sleap was a Bomber Command training station located in Shropshire, 12 miles (19 kms) north of Shrewsbury.

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It opened in April 1943 as a satellite station for RAF Tilstock. The station was used by 81 Operational Training Unit (OTU)  with Whitleys. During 1944 81 OTU also trained Horsa glider pilots. In November 1944 Wellingtons replaced the Whitleys for the remainder of the war.

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“RAF Sleap [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 1, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5708.

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