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  The Royal Air Force - Stations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The primary function of RAF Barkston Heath is as a Relief Landing Ground for the flying training activities at RAF Cranwell.
RAF Brampton Wyton Henlow is the result of a number of merges: Brampton with Wyton in the mid-1990s, followed by the addition of Henlow on 1 Apr 01.
RAF Henlow has been a ground-training base specialising in electronics since the end of the Second World War and was for many years synonymous with the RAF Signals Engineering Establishment (RAFSEE).
www.raf.mod.uk /stations/gen_base.html   (2093 words)

 Personnel and Training Command (PTC) - Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
RAF Brampton Wyton Henlow, one station occupying three sites, is the result of the merger of Brampton Wyton (itself a merger) with Henlow which took place on 1st Apr 01.
RAF Scampton, parented by RAF Waddington, was formerly one of the RAF's biggest Stations, being one of the main operating bases for the Vulcan bomber.
RAF Woodvale was built in 1941 for the defence of Merseyside during World War II and operated Spitfire aircraft.
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 Untitled Document
RAF Lossiemouth was built during 1938 and 1939 and opened on Ma 1, 1939 with No 15 Flying Training School as the major unit.
RAF Brampton Wyton Henlow is the result of the merger of Brampton Wyton (itself a merger) with Henlow which took place on 1 Apr 01.
RAF Brampton is ever synonymous with the Joint Air Reconnaissance Centre (JARIC), but in addition it provides support to a number of other lodger units including elements of the DLO.
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 UK Cold War:RAF Bases
RAF Northolt was one of the key airfields in the Defence of London during the Battle of Britain.
RAF Pembrey Sands is a bombing and firing range and is adjacent to the old Pembrey airfield on the south Wales Coast.
RAF Saxa Vord in the Shetland Islands has had an association with the Royal Air force since 1957 when it became a Radar Station, today it is a Control and Reporting Post as part of the United kingdom Air surveillance and Control system giving warning of any aircraft approaching from the North.
www.ukcoldwar.org.uk /rafbases.htm   (3918 words)

Manor Farm, Boddinton the residence of Mr and Mrs S Brooks and their daughter hilary is, or rather was, a fine old 16th century manor house of twenty rooms and four stories high.
Mr Brooks and his family occupied one wing of the house and in the other wing were a Mrs Tester whose husband is serving in the RAF on the ground staff and their two children, carol aged three and a half and Michael aged two years.
Mrs Tester was a singer and a gold medalist who has delighted everyone in the district with her wonderfull voice, always being ready to place her accomplishments at the disposal of any good cause.
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Along the way there was a liberal sprinkling of technical and management courses at various RAF training establishments plus a year at Henlow College followed by a very hectic year at Southampton University to obtain Dip.El qualification.
I was the Admin Secretary of the RAF Cranwell Apprentice Association (RAFCAA) from 1992 to 1998 and I was involved with a scheme called Young Enterprise for 10 years or so, as well, where I was a Business Adviser for 2 years.
Found I was the first RAF CO of the old Army Receiver Site and inherited such worthy's as Steve Slim to run the receiver side while Joe Barker was my WO on the Satellite site.
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 Archie - A Pilot in RAF Bomber Command - L7577 OF-T from 97 Squadron
The aircraft and crew returned safely to RAF Lossiemouth landing in the early hours of the morning on 28th April 1942.
Th visibility was good and bombs were dropped at primary target but results not observed owing to smoke screen over target although a large burst was seen.
The aircraft and crew returned safely to RAF Lossiemouth landing at 0450 on 29th April 1942.
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 Aviation Archaeology - Excavations
After the fall of Dunkirk the RAF continued to support retreating British and French troops as they fought to halt the German tanks at the natural barrier formed by the River Somme and its estuary.
On 8th June 1940 several Fairey Battles were lost in the Somme area; one fell near the village of Lamaronde after a combat with Me109s.
In 1942 a message was received by the RAF from the French Red Cross giving some details of an unidentified aircraft.
www.redkitebooks.co.uk /aa/ex05_Battle_Lamaronde.html   (335 words)

 "Secret Bases" Part 2 - WWW.SECRET-BASES.CO.UK - © 2006 Pagliacci Productions Ltd
RAF Boddington's secure SIGINT enclave, just a few hundred yards to the east of Barrow's village centre, is only distinguishable from the village's cottages and the surrounding outbuildings of Barrow House Farm by consulting the 1:10000 OS maps, but there's still no label.
It is known that RAF Boddington is connected by some sort of communications link to GCHQ, which is just a few miles to the south east, over on the other side of the M5 motorway.
RAF Lossiemouth and RAF Kinloss are supplied by a storage depot at Inverness, as is the city's own airport.
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 List of RAF stations - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This is a list of Royal Air Force stations in the United Kingdom and elsewhere.
RAF Doncaster (Yorkshire) formerly RFC Doncaster (1914) Royal Flying Corps
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about List of RAF stations contains research on
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/List_of_RAF_stations   (91 words)

 FarShores UK Military + Secret Bases
RAF Cottesmore - Oakham, nr Leicester, Tornado GR1
RAF Linton - Borders of Eng / Scot
A total of four C-17s will be leased by RAF from Boeing with delivery of first a/c having taken place in May 2001 to Brize Norton.
www.farshores.org /ukufobas.htm   (1504 words)

 Profile, David (Geordie) Rose
When we were preparing to leave RAF Cosford I applied for North of England, South of Scotland, RAF Boulmer and Acklington as postings.
It was accepted and I arrived at RAF Seletar in October 1969 (The numbers don't add up for the time I spent in Masirah but that is another story!).
This was in February 1971 and I was on my way to RAF Boddington, with the domestic site at Innsworth in Gloucester.
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 RAF BODDINGTON - Find Friends from RAF BODDINGTON at Forces Reunited
Keith Berry was at RAF Boddington between 1985 and 1997
Allan Brown was at RAF Boddington between 1968 and 1982
Derek Thomas was at RAF Boddington between 1986 and 1999
forcesreunited.org.uk /namearchive/units/RAFNames/RAF-Boddington.html   (338 words)

 Fontainebleau Vets
It was reported recently in the national press that two RAF Command Headquarters are to be merged and located in a single site resulting in the loss of thousands of jobs.
This Posting was interrupted when General de Gaulle invited NATO to transfer its HQ at short notice, and Miller faced the daunting task of moving the RAF Unit, including a hospital and a school, from the charms of Fontainebleau to a disused coal mine in Belgium.
As the highest ranking officer of the RAF Administration Branch, he was head of the branch from 1979 to 1983.
www.fontainebleauveteransassociation.co.uk /34.html   (3962 words)

 List of RAF stations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
RAF Zeals (Wiltshire OS:ST780317) also known as Station 450 (USAAF) and HMS Humming Bird (RN), see Zeals
RAF Aqir (now Tel Nof Israeli Air Force Base)
RAF Ramat David (now Ramat David Israeli Air Force Base)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_RAF_stations   (135 words)

 RAF reunited reunited at RAF reunited reunited .co.uk. RAF reunited, Online NAAFI, Military Forums, All Forces Reunited
Whether you are ex RAF reunited, serving RAF reunited or simply a civilian who has a sense of humour, you'll have a cracking time at biscuitsbrown.com.
If you like the RAF reunited sense of humour, or you just want to get back to that time when you could have a good laugh, then please come and visit biscuitsbrown.com.
We will reunite you with your RAF reunited friends, introduce you to new ex forces and serving forces members and generally give you the best online experience on the net.
www.rafreunited.co.uk   (901 words)

 House of Commons Hansard Debates for 11 Jul 1991   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the former RAF bases which have closed since 1987 (a) in the United Kingdom and (b) abroad.
Since 1987 the former RAF bases at Barnwood, Bawdsey, Binbrook, Bishops Court, Hendon and North Coates in the United Kingdom have closed.
We have also announced our plans for the full or partial closure of RAF Abingdon, RAF Biggin Hill, RAF Church Fenton, RAF Ely, RAF Halton, RAF Hullavington and RAF West Raynham in the United Kingdom, as well as the cessation of flying at RAF Gutersloh and RAF Wildenrath in Germany.
www.parliament.the-stationery-office.co.uk /pa/cm199091/cmhansrd/1991-07-11/Writtens-7.html   (2255 words)

 RAF reunited at RAF reunited .co.uk. RAF, Online NAAFI, Military Forums, All Forces Reunited
Whether you are ex RAF, serving RAF or simply a civilian who has a sense of humour, you'll have a cracking time at biscuitsbrown.com.
If you like the RAF sense of humour, or you just want to get back to that time when you could have a good laugh, then please come and visit biscuitsbrown.com.
We will reunite you with your RAF friends, introduce you to new ex forces and serving forces members and generally give you the best online experience on the net.
www.rafforum.co.uk   (849 words)

 RAF Apprentices and Boy Entrants On The WWW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Having served with the RAF (ex BE) and with Kent Police for 20 yrs, I set up Nightsafe Investigations, Marine & Security Services (UK) during 1994.
I have personally found many of the 42nd entry Telegs that are now enjoying their re established friendships with colleagues of so many years ago.
I am lookig for someone who knew my father and/or who might have trained with him as part of the No. 55 Entry at RAF Cranwell in the fall of 1949.
www.appbe.com /nboard2/RAF_Searchline/more3.html   (812 words)

 Missing You - UK Missing Persons : Armed Forces : RAF
Giles stationed in RAF in Cirencester in 1942.
Trying for contact of old friends from 2602 Squadron Bishopbriggs Raf Regiment 1952-1956.Hope their is some still out there.Came Australia 1956,never been back.
He has been born in 1928 and was a member of RAF in Berlin (technical personell) after World War II.
www.missing-you.net /RAF.php?startnum=890&shift=P   (1528 words)

 RAF Boddington - Free net encyclopedia
Image:Merge-arrows.gif It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Boddington, Gloucestershire.
RAF Boddington is a non-flying Royal Air Force station in Boddington, Gloucestershire.
This page was last modified 23:36, 30 March 2006.
www.netipedia.com /index.php/RAF_Boddington   (45 words)

 U.S. Forces in the Middle East   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
About six British Royal Air Force (RAF) Tornado GR.4 attack aircraft are currently at Ali Al Salem, drawn from all UK-based Tornado squadrons.
A squadron of RAF Regiment ground defense personnel is also at the base.
Masirah Island, the former RAF base, off the cost of Oman, is also another major airlift hub, and a major supply depot, housing the 355th Air Expeditionary Group and at least one squadron of AC-130 gunships.
www.cdi.org /document/search/displaydoc.cfm?DocumentID=304   (3131 words)

 GCHQ Organizational Structure
RAF Menwith Hill, nr Harrogate (operational by 1960, NSA control from 1966 as Station F83.
Barnet); the CBME (RAF 50 and 53 WU Heliopolis-Egypt, SIS SLU at nearby Abbassia); the FECB
The GCHQ ensures planning and the supervision, the coordination and the exploitation of SIGINT of all the bodies of the Ministry for Defense (RAF, Royal Navy and Army) in metropolis and overseas.
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 QinetiQ - UK Privatised Military - location checklist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
RAF Scampton - nr Lincoln, Earmarked for closure
RAF Brize Norton - Nos.10, 101, 216 Sqdns, VC10 tanker / transp base.
RAF Machrihanish - nr Cambeltown, Argylleshire, long runway, NATO base, reconnaisance.
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 WINGS OVER WARWICKSHIRE Interesting aircraft movements and news for Aviation in Warwickshire
Fast decaying at Long Marston is this ex 2 School of Technical Training RAF Cosford Shackleton MR.3/phase 3 aircraft WR985/8103M sadly the ravages of time have taken their toll on this airframe.Picture taken on 21.3.90 by Barry Clay.
The aircraft is G-AMDA and was ex RAF N4877 coded FV-X it eventually went to Duxford on the demise of Skyfame,this museum was way ahead of its time however Peter Thomas who was the founder together with his wife carried on with aircraft restoration at Duxford.
The chequered history of this aeroplane is served in the RAF as AV952,Sold in Pakistan as AP-AES and based at Dacca came back home to the uk and then whilst on delivery to Germany as D-EJOM in 1957 it crashed and returned back to these shores to be rebuilt again.
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 BE-2c Replica. Help Required [Archive] - The Aerodrome Forum
It was built in Sywell, England, from modified DH Tiger Moth components, by Charles Boddington of the Barnstormers Flying Circus in 1969.
Originally registered G-AWYI, it was destined for a movie called Biggles Sweeps the Skies, but the filming was never completed.
23 June 2005, 04:35 AM Try the RAF Museum at Hendon- they have a BE-2 replica and may be able to give you some information.
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 PRESTWICK,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Here is our current member listing for 9 SIGNALS UNIT (9 SU) RAF BODDINGTON This website is one of the largest resources for ex forces personnel, veterans, comrades and colleagues on the net and aims to help you find out about old friends or family who served in 9 SIGNALS UNIT (9 SU) RAF BODDINGTON.
Ian Traynor served in 9 SIGNALS UNIT (9 SU) RAF BODDINGTON between 1972 and 1980
You can search for more 9 SIGNALS UNIT (9 SU) RAF BODDINGTON Units, Photos and Messages here.
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 The Mechanisms of an Oppressive State: Part 2
The reason seems to be a rumoured growing concern within the MoD that the large number of ‘UFO’ sightings reported to RAF bases, police stations and the MoD itself might have a defence implication after all.
Formed in 1987 and is directly in control of the SAS and SBS from its Headquarters at the Duke of Yorks Barracks in West London.
Air support would come from RAF Special Forces Flights, using Hercules aircraft and Chinook helicopters, and from the RN's Naval Air Commando squadrons, with Sea King helicopters.
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 The Mechanisms of an Oppressive State: Parrt 1
When the RAF finally became a service branch in its own right an Air Intelligence Section was almost immediately formed within SIS in 1929.
RAF Chicksands, Bedfordshire (1948, developed from 1950 as one of three main USAF, later NSA Strategic Interception Sites in Europe [with San Vito dei Normanni, near Brindisi in Italy and Karamursel near Istanbul in Turkey.
However in March 1995 the 13th Regiment was finally disbanded with only a few specialist staff transferring to RAF Digby or to GCHQ.
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 Comrades and Colleagues - Find Forces Friends from the ROYAL AIR FORCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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 Mars - Marz
This article tells the story of a British intelligence collection operation run by the British Commanders'-in-Chief Mission to the Soviet Forces in Germany (BRIXMIS) from 1946 to 1990.
In 1943 he was denounced as a double agent, but as the accusation came from a rival and difficult Resistance leader, the investigation proved inconclusive.
Dericourt's loyalty was propped up by the fact that he had extricated a senior British SOE officer, Charles Boddington....
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