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RAF Sywell was a training station located in Northamptonshire, 6 miles (10 kms) north-east of Northampton. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby The airfield opened in 1928 and during the war the civil flying training…

RAF Abu Sueir was an RAF station located 72 miles (116 kms) north-east of Cairo in Egypt. See all Archive items | Explore nearby Opening in 1917 the station was originally used for training until 1939. During the second half of 1942 it was used by…

RAF Husbands Bosworth was a Bomber Command training station located predominantly in Leicestershire but straddling the boundary with Northamptonshire. It lay 6 miles (10 kms) south-west of Market Harborough. See all Archive items | See all wartime…

RAF Chipping Warden was a Bomber Command training station located in Northamptonshire, 6 miles (10 kms) north-east of Banbury. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby The station opened in April 1941 and from July 1941 to…

RAF Wellesbourne Mountford was a Bomber Command training station located in Warwickshire, 4 miles (6 kms) east of Stratford-upon-Avon. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby The station was opened in April 1941 when 22…

RAF Wing was a Bomber Command training station located in Buckinghamshire, 4 miles (6 kms) west of Leighton Buzzard. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby The station was opened in November 1941 and in January 1942 it…

RAF Tuddenham was a Bomber Command station located in Suffolk, 7 miles (11 kms) north-west of Bury St Edmunds.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened as part of 3 Group in October 1943. The station was equipped with…

RAF Shepherds Grove was a Bomber Command station located in Suffolk, 9 miles (14 kms) north-east of Bury St Edmunds.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in April 1944 and although it was originally intended for…

RAF Tholthorpe was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 6 miles (10 kms) east of Boroughbridge.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in August 1940 as part of 4 Group and used as a satellite station by…

RAF Topcliffe was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 3 miles (5 kms) south-west of Thirsk.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in September 1940 as part of 4 Group. 77 Squadron moved in with Whitleys,…

RAF Downham Market was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk immediately north east of the town of the same name. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby RAF Downham Market opened in July 1942 as part of 3 Group. 218…

RAF Marham was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk 6 miles (9 kms) west of Swaffham. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby RAF Marham was opened in April 1937 in 3Group. By September 1939 38 Squadron and 115…

RAF Barrow in Furness (also known as Walney) is located on Walney Island, Cumbria, 2 miles (3 kms) north-west of Barrow in Furness. See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in October 1941 and it was used throughout the war by 10…

RAF Banff was located in Aberdeenshire, 4 miles (6 kms) west of Banff.See all Archive items | Explore nearby It opened in April 1943 and used by 14 (Pilots) Advanced Flying Unit of Training Command with Oxfords. Three Beam Approach Flights also used…

RAF Bawtry was a Bomber Command station located in South Yorkshire, 10 miles south-east of Doncaster.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station was a requisitioned country house known as Bawtry Hall. In July 1941 it became the headquarters…

RAF Bentley Priory was located near Stanmore in the north London borough of Harrow.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The 18th Century house in the Priory estate was acquired by the RAF in 1926 and, during World War Two, was the headquarters of…

RAF Bicester was a Bomber Command training station located in Oxfordshire immediately north of the town.See all Archive items |See all wartime losses|Explore nearby Originally a Royal Flying Corps station it was redeveloped in the 1920s as bomber…

RAF Biggin Hill was located in Bromley, 12 miles (22 kms) south-east of central London.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in 1917 as part of the Royal Flying Corps. In 1940 RAF Biggin Hill was a frontline station during the…

RAF Bishops Court was located in County Down, Northern Ireland, 6 miles (10 kms) east of Downpatrick.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in May 1943 and was a training station for 7 Air Observers School, later renamed 7…

RAF Brawdy was located in Pembrokeshire in Wales, 6 miles (10 kms) east of St Davids.See all Archive items | Explore nearby It opened in February 1944 with the Halifaxes of 517 Squadron conducting meteorological flights from the station until after…

RAF Cardington was located in Bedfordshire, 2 miles (4 kms) south-east of Bedford.See all Archive items | Explore nearby Originally used as a site for the construction of airships, including the R101, Cardington commenced construction of barrage…

RAF Cark was located in Cumbria, on the southern tip of the Cartmel peninsular.See all Archive items | Explore nearby It opened in 1941 as part of Fighter Command, later transferring to Training Command for staff pilot training and anti aircraft…

RAF Catterick was located in North Yorkshire immediately to the south of the town of Catterick.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It was originally used by the Royal Flying Corps in 1915. The station was redeveloped…

RAF Church Broughton was a Bomber Command training station located in Derbyshire, 7 miles (11 kms) east of Uttoxeter.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It was built in 1942 and used as a satellite station for the…

RAF Clyffe Pypard was located in Wiltshire, 4 miles (6 kms) south of Royal Wootton Bassett.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in 1941 and was used until the end of the war by 29 Elementary Flying Training School, equipped with…
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