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RAF Coltishall was located in Norfolk, 10 miles (16 kms) north of Norwich.See all Archive items |Explore nearby The station opened in 1940 in Fighter Command. It was used as a day fighter station with Hurricanes, Spitfires and P-51s. RAF Coltishall…

RAF Compton Bassett was located in Wiltshire, 1 mile (2 kms) east of Calne.See all Archive items | Explore nearby It was a non-flying station opened in 1940 and was used for radar and radio training schools. Refinements: Artwork …

RAF Cosford is located in Shropshire, 9 miles (14 kms) north-west of Wolverhampton.See all Archive items | Explore nearby It opened in 1938 as a training station, a role which it continues to provide. 2 School of Technical training opened in 1938…

RAF Cottesmore was a Bomber Command station located in Rutland, 5 miles (8 kms) north-east of Oakham.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby RAF Cottesmore opened in 1938 and in late 1939 it became home to 106 Squadron and…

RAF Cranage was located in Cheshire, 3 miles (5 kms) north-east of Middlewich.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in October 1940 and was used by 2 School of Air Navigation using Ansons. It 1942 the unit was renamed Central…

RAF Dallachy was located in Moray, Scotland, 9 miles (14.5 kms) east of Elgin.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in March 1943 and was initially used by 14 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit equipped with Oxfords. It September 1944…

RAF Dumfries was located in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, 2 miles (4 kms) north-east of Dumfries.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in June 1940 and used by Training Command with 10 Bombing and Gunnery School taking up…

RAF Dunsfold was located in Surrey, 7 miles (11 kms) south of Guildford.See all Archive items | Explore nearbyThe station opened in October 1942 and the first occupants were fighter squadrons of the Royal Canadian Air Force flying P-40s and P-51s.…

RAF Eastchurch was located on the Isle of Sheppey in north Kent.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby The site was first used for aviation in 1909 and became RAF Eastchurch in April 1918. During World War Two the station…

RAF Evanton was located on the northern shore of the Cromarty Firth, 6 miles (10 kms) north-east of Dingwall.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The site was originally used as a naval station known as HMS Fieldfare. It was also used by the RAF…

RAF Fairford is located in Gloucestershire, 7 miles (12 kms) south-east of Cirencester.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station was built in 1944 for use by British and American troop carriers and gliders for the Normandy Campaign and…

RAF Farnborough is located in Hampshire, 2 miles (4 km) north of Aldershot.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The site was first associated with flying in 1905 with use by the Army Balloon Factory. During World War One the factory, by then known…

RAF Ford was located in West Sussex, immediately west of Littlehampton.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby Originally opened in 1918 the station initially entered the war with the Fleet Air Arm but in 1940 it transferred…

RAF Gaydon was a Bomber Command training station located in Warwickshire, 11 miles (17 kms) north-west of Banbury.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in 1942 and was used by 12 Operational Training Unit equipped…

RAF Gransden Lodge was a Bomber Command station located in Cambridgeshire, 10 miles (16 kms) west of Cambridge.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in April 1942 as part of 3 Group and the first occupants were…

RAF Dyce was located in Aberdeenshire, 5 miles (8 kms) north-west from Aberdeen.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The site was a civil airfield from 1934 but was requisitioned during the war by the RAF. The station was used by both Fighter…

RAF Hampstead Norris was a Bomber Command training station located in Berkshire, 11 miles (17 kms) north-west of Reading.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in 1940 and was used by 15 Operational Training Unit…

RAF Harwell was a Bomber Command training station located in Oxfordshire, 6 miles (10 kms) south of Abingdon.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It was opened in 1935 and in September 1939 75 Squadron and 148 Squadron…

RAF Hatfield was located in Hertfordshire on the western outskirts of Hatfield.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The site opened in 1930 as the location of the de Havilland Aircraft Company. During World War Two almost 5600 aircraft were made…

RAF Hawarden was located in North Wales near the English border, 4 miles (7 kms) south-west of Chester.See all Archive items | Explore nearby It opened in September 1939 and used as a training station for Spitfire and Hurricane pilots. Halifaxes,…

RAF Honington was a Bomber Command station located in Suffolk, 6 miles (10 kms) south of Thetford.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in 1937 as part of 3 Group with the Wellingtons of 9 Squadron in residence.…

RAF Hornchurch (also known as Sutton’s Farm) was located in Essex, 14 miles (23 kms) north-east of central London.See all Archive items | Explore nearbyOriginally closed after World War One the station was repurchased in 1923 and reopened in 1928…

RAF Horsham St Faith was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk on the northern outskirts of Norwich.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in June 1940 as part of 2 Group with the arrival of 114 Squadron and…

RAF Hurn was located in Dorset, 4 miles (6 kms) north-east of Christchurch.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in March 1941 and, following runway extensions in 1942, was mainly used by Transport Command in an…

RAF Inverness (also known as Longman) was located on the northern outskirts of Inverness.See all Archive items | Explore nearby Originally a 1930s civilian airport RAF Inverness officially opened in 1941 as part of Fighter Command. It was used by…
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