RAF Stormy Down [entry point]


RAF Stormy Down [entry point]
RAF Newton Down


RAF Stormy Down (also known as Newton Down) was located in South Wales, 4 miles (6 kms) west of Bridgend.

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It opened in June 1939 and named as RAF Newton Down but in October 1940 it became RAF Stormy Down. It was used as a training station with 7 Air Gunnery School with Whitleys, Battles, Ansons, Defiants and Lysanders. In November 1943, a cine-gun flight was formed with Martinets. The station was closed from February to August 1944 for reinforcing the runways. The station closed in 1946.

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“RAF Stormy Down [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 1, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5713.

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