RAF Sturgate [entry point]


RAF Sturgate [entry point]


RAF Sturgate was a Bomber Command training station located in Lincolnshire, 4 miles (6 kms) south-east of Gainsborough.

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It opened in April 1944 as part of 1 Group and initially it was used as a relief landing ground for 1 Lancaster Finishing School at RAF Hemswell. It also housed the Night Bombing Training School. The station was not operational during the war but was equipped with the FIDO fog dispersal system.

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“RAF Sturgate [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 9, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6480.

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