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RAF Bardney was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire 10 miles (16 kms) east of Lincoln. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyThe station opened in April 1943 with three concrete runways as part of 5 Group. RAF…

RAF Bitteswell was a Bomber Command training station located in Leicestershire, 2 miles (3 kms) north-west of Lutterworth.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in 1941 and during the war the station was used as a…

RAF Blyton was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire, 4 miles (6 kms) north-east of Gainsborough.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyConstruction began in 1942 and even before the station officially opened 18…

RAF Boscombe Down is located in Wiltshire, 8 miles (13 kms) north of Salisbury.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt was used as a training site in 1917 and it re-opened in 1930 as a pre-war bomber station. The Aeroplane…

RAF Bottesford was a Bomber Command station located straddling the Leicestershire-Lincolnshire border, 6 miles (10 kms) north-west of Grantham.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It became operational in November 1941 as…

RAF Brackla was a Bomber Command training station located in the Highlands, 12 miles (19 kms) north-east of Inverness.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt was built in 1941 and used as a relief landing ground for aircraft…

RAF Bridlington was the collective name given to multiple hotels and facilities used by the RAF in the Yorkshire seaside town.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The town became home to 14, 18, 19, 20, 21 and 70 Initial Training Wings where…

RAF Bruntingthorpe was a Bomber Command training station located in in Leicestershire, 10 miles (16 kms) south of Leicester.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in November 1942 and used by 29 Operational Training…

RAF Chivenor was a Coastal Command station located in Devon, 4 miles (6 kms) west of Barnstaple.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in October 1940 as part of Coastal Command. Between May 1942 and October 1942 51…

RAF Coningsby was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire, 8 miles (13 kms) south-west of Horncastle. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in November 1940, as part of 5 Group. 106 Squadron moved to the…

RAF Cranfield was a training station located in Bedfordshire, 8 miles (13 kms) south-west of Bedford.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyOpened in 1937 the station was used in a training role during the war. 14 Service…

RAF Credenhill (also known as RAF Hereford) was located in Herefordshire, 4 miles (6 kms) north-west of Hereford.See all Archive items | Explore nearbyIt was a non-flying station opened in 1940 and used in training and administration roles until it…

RAF Digby is located in Lincolnshire, 12 miles (19 kms) south-east of Lincoln.See all Archive items | Explore nearbyOriginally opened in March 1918 and redeveloped in 1936 the station was in Fighter Command during World War Two. From 1942 to 1945 it…

RAF Drem was located in East Lothian, Scotland, 20 miles (32 kms) east of Edinburgh.See all Archive items | Explore nearbyIt was originally used by the Royal Flying Corps in 1916 and by 1939 it was in Fighter Command. An innovative airfield lighting…

RAF Driffield was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 12 miles (19 kms) north from Beverley. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in July 1936 and by September 1939 was in 4 Group and occupied by the…

RAF Dunholme Lodge was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire, 6 miles (10 kms) north from Lincoln.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in May 1943 as part of 5 Group when 44 Squadron moved in with…

RAF Duxford was located in Cambridgeshire, 8 miles (13 kms) south of Cambridge.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in 1917 and by the summer of 1940 was in Fighter Command with Spitfire and Hurricane squadrons,…

RAF East Moor was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire 8 miles (13 kms) north of York.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in June 1942 as part of 4 Group with the arrival of the Halifaxes of 158 Squadron,…

RAF Elsham Wolds was a Bomber Command station in North Lincolnshire, 8 miles (13 kms) east of Scunthorpe.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby The station opened in July 1941 as part of 1 Group with 103 Squadron taking…

RAF Faldingworth was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire, 5 miles (8 kms) south-west from Market Rasen.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in July 1943 as part of 1 Group. It was first used by 1667…

RAF Feltwell was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk, 10 miles (16 kms) north-west of Thetford.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in April 1937 as part of 3 Group. In September 1939 37 Squadron occupied…

RAF Finningley was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire 4 miles (6 kms) south-east of Doncaster. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in 1936 and by September 1939 RAF Finningley was in 5 Group with 7…

RAF Fiskerton was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire, 5 miles (8 kms) east of Lincoln. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyOpened in January 1943 as part of 5 Group the first occupant was 49 Squadron with…

RAF Foulsham was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk 15 miles (24 kms) north-west of Norwich.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in October 1942 as part of 2 Group. The first occupants were 98 Squadron…

RAF Fulbeck was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire, 9 miles (14 kms) west from Sleaford.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in June 1940 as a grass relief landing field for RAF Cranwell. The station…
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