RAF Carnaby [concept]

Title

RAF Carnaby [concept]

Description

RAF Carnaby was located in Yorkshire, 2 miles (3 kms) south-west from Bridlington.

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It opened in March 1944 as one of three emergency landing grounds in England for damaged returning aircraft, many of which were in Bomber Command. The station had one runway almost one and three-quarter miles long (2.7 km) and 250 yards (230 m) wide. The FIDO fog dispersal system was installed. More than 1400 bombers made an emergency landing at RAF Carnaby during the war.

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IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Terry Hancock; Nigel Moore

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“RAF Carnaby [concept],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 26, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/9042.

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