RAF Catfoss [entry point]


RAF Catfoss [entry point]


RAF Catfoss was located in in East Yorkshire, 3 miles (5 kms) west of Hornsea.

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It opened in January 1932 as a gunnery training station for aircraft using the nearby Skipsea range. At the start of World War Two it was used by 2 (Coastal) Operational Training Unit which trained Coastal Command crews in anti-shipping operations. Concrete runways were laid during 1943 and the training unit was replaced in February 1944 by the Central Gunnery School where many of Bomber Command’s Gunnery Leaders were trained.

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Map. Navigation chart and log      Text. Diary
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Physical object. Decoration        Text. Service material
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“RAF Catfoss [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 25, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/8948.

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