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RAF Gosport was located in Hampshire, 2 miles (3 kms) west of Gosport.See all Archive items | Explore nearbyThe site of RAF Gosport was first used in 1910 by the Hampshire Aero Club. The station was used throughout World War Two by RAF Coastal…

RAF Graveley was a Bomber Command station located in Huntingdonshire (now Cambridgeshire) 4 miles (6 kms) south from Huntingdon. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in March 1942 as part of 3 Group. 161…

RAF Great Massingham was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk, 12 miles east of King’s Lynn.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in September 1940 in 2 Group as a satellite station for RAF West Raynham. It…

RAF Hemswell was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire, 8 miles (13 kms) east of Gainsborough.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It was originally built in 1918 and re-opened in 1936 as a bomber station with…

RAF Hendon was in the Colindale district of North London.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The site was first associated with aviation in 1908-09 and it was a manufacturing and training base during the First World War. The RAF took ownership in…

RAF Kinloss was a Bomber Command station located on the southern coast of the Moray Firth, 8 miles (13 kms) west of Elgin.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in 1939 as a training station. In April 1940 a…

RAF Kirmington was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire, 6 miles (10 kms) north-east of Brigg.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened with three concrete runways in March 1942 and was first used as a…

RAF Lakenheath was a Bomber Command station in Suffolk 5 miles (8 kms) north east of Mildenhall.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in 1941 as part of 3 Group Bomber Command. It was used by 149 Squadron with…

RAF Lindholme (also known as Hatfield Woodhouse) was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 7 miles (11 kms) north-east of Doncaster.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby The station, originally called RAF Hatfield…

RAF Lossiemouth was a Bomber Command station and is located in Morayshire on the western edge of the town of the same name, 4 miles (6 kms) north of Elgin, Scotland.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in May 1939…

RAF Methwold was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk, 10 miles (16 kms) north-west of Brandon.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened with grass runways in September 1939 as part of 3 Group and as a satellite…

RAF Padgate was a non-flying station located in Lancashire, 3 miles (5 kms) north-east of Warrington.See all Archive items | Explore nearbyIt opened in April 1939 as a receiving and basic training centre for air force recruits. Prospective aircrew…

RAF Pembrey was in Carmarthenshire 8 miles (13 kms) north-west of Llanelli.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in 1939 and was used by a number of day and night fighter squadrons. 1 Air Gunnery School used the…

RAF Pocklington was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire 14 miles (23 kms) east of York. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in June 1941 as part of 4 Group when 405 Squadron moved in with Wellingtons.…

RAF Scampton was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire 6 miles (10 kms) north of Lincoln. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt originally opened in 1916 and re-opened in 1936. By September 1939 RAF Scampton…

RAF Shawbury is located in Shropshire 4 miles (6 kms) north-east of Shrewsbury.See all Archive items | Explore nearby It was originally used in 1917 by the Royal Flying Corps but re-opened in 1938 in a training role. It became home to 11 (Pilot)…

RAF Shenington (also known as Edgehill) was a Bomber Command training station located in Oxfordshire, 6 miles (10 kms) west of Banbury.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses| Explore nearbyIt opened in October 1941 during the war it was used…

RAF Skegness was located in the town of Skegness in Lincolnshire.See all Archive items | Explore nearby11 Recruit Centre was formed in February 1941 based at the Seacroft Hotel. It disbanded in October 1944. Refinements: Artwork …

RAF Skellingthorpe (also known as Skelly)was a Bomber Command station in Lincolnshire 2 miles (3 kms) south-west of Lincoln.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in November 1941 as part of 5 Group Bomber Command.…

RAF Sleap was a Bomber Command training station located in Shropshire, 12 miles (19 kms) north of Shrewsbury.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in April 1943 as a satellite station for RAF Tilstock. The station…

RAF St Athan is located in the Vale of Glamorgan in Wales, 12 miles (19 kms) south-west of Cardiff. See all Archive items | Explore nearby It opened in 1938 as 4 School of Technical Training. Originally the unit focussed on the training of airframe…

RAF St Eval (also known as St. Eval) was located in Cornwall, 8 miles (13 kms) north-east of Newquay.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses| Explore nearbyIt opened in October 1939 and its primary role was to provide anti-submarine and…

RAF Stradishall was a Bomber Command station located in Suffolk, 10 miles (16 kms) south-west of Bury St Edmunds.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It originally opened as part of 3 Group in 1938 but in 1939 concrete…

RAF Syerston was a Bomber Command Station located in Nottinghamshire, 7 miles (11 kms) south-west of Newark-on-Trent.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in December 1940 originally as part of 1 Group. 304…

RAF Tilstock (also known as Whitchurch Heath) was a Bomber Command training station located in Shropshire, 3 miles (5 kms) south of Whitchurch.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses split asRAF TilstockandWhitchurch Heath| Explore nearbyThe…
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