RAF Upwood [concept]

Title

RAF Upwood [concept]

Description

RAF Upwood was in Cambridgeshire two miles south west of Ramsey and seven miles north of Huntingdon . It re-opened with grass runways in 1937 with Blenheim squadrons and later served as a training station until it was converted to concrete runways in November 1943. From 1944, 139 Squadron operated Mosquitos in the Pathfinder role and 156 Squadron flew Lancasters from the station. The station closed in 1995.
It was home to: 90 Squadron, 35 Squadron, 139 Squadron, 105 Squadron and 156 Squadron.
Aircraft flown included: Blenheim, Mosquito and Lancaster.
Wartime losses: 346

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Clare Bennett
Julian Maslin
Terry Hancock
Nigel Moore

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Citation

“RAF Upwood [concept],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 24, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5725.

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