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RAF Middle Wallop & RAF Boscombe Down

RAF Middle Wallop, now Army Air Corps Middle Wallop, was an active fighter and night fighter aerodrome in the Battle of Britain. RAF Boscombe Down was a large airfield all the way from WW1, with squadrons of bombers, Hurricanes and various Mosquito variants operating during WW2. 264 more words

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RAF Box (RAF Rudloe Manor)

RAF Box, later RAF Rudloe Manor, was amongst other things the operations centre for No 10 Group. Originally in an outbuilding complex attached to the manor house, the ops room was later moved to an exhausted subterranean quarry on site, itself previously used as an ammo store. 83 more words

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RAF Warmwell

First hunt for a Battle of Britain airfield: RAF Warmwell. Better known as a USAAF field later in the war, from which three squadrons of P38 Lightnings operated, Warmwell was an 10 Group RAF base earlier in the war. 83 more words

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RAF Biggin Hill Vestry demolished.

There has been an ongoing fight against Bromley Council who have made the decision to demolish the Vestry at Biggin Hill airfield, to make room for a new museum. 203 more words

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Q&A with Battle of Britain veteran Group Captain Sir Hugh "Cocky" Dundas

In the second of the RAF Centre for Air Power Studies rarely-seen before historic ‘leadership’ themed videos, Battle of Britain legend Group Captain Sir Hugh ‘Cocky’ Dundas CBE DSO* DFC presents his thoughts on ‘Leadership in War’ followed by an informal question and answer session at an after-dinner speech given circa 1991 at the RAF Staff College, Bracknell. 179 more words

Military

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So farewell, biennial helicopter trade show

Has it really been 30 years? It sounds about right. And I’ve been to every one of these shindigs. I was there in London yesterday but have decided it’s time to call it a day. 899 more words

A campaign to preserve Biggin Hill St George's RAF Chapel of Remembrance

The S&G doesn’t often get involved in campaigning, but the collective goat has been grottled and our dander has been dumbfounded with news that Biggin Hill St. 857 more words