RAF St Athan [entry point]

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RAF St Athan [entry point]

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RAF St Athan is located in the Vale of Glamorgan in Wales, 12 miles (19 kms) south-west of Cardiff.

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It opened in 1938 as 4 School of Technical Training. Originally the unit focussed on the training of airframe fitters, engine fitters and flight mechanics but in 1942 the role was extended to include the training of flight engineers for the expanding fleet of heavy bombers in Bomber Command. Currently 4 School of Technical Training is still at MOD St Athan and continues to provide mechanical and electrical engineering training.

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“RAF St Athan [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 30, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5711.

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