RAF Dunkeswell


Opened: June 1943 for USAAF & USN, RAF use Aug 1945 - Dec 1954, current for light aviation


Information derived from RAF Squadrons (Jefford), RAF Flying Training & Support Units (Sturtivant et al), Military Airfields of Britain - South Western England (Delve) and other books.
N.B. (det) means only a part of the unit was detached to here from its main base, and possibly only for part of the period noted.

11 Ferry Unit9/8/4515/8/45variousbecame 16 FU
Station Flt.??Tiger Moth, Moth Minor, Proctor IV
16 Ferry Unit15/8/4526/4/46various
208 AFS (RLG)19/11/511/6/54Vampire, Meteor
9 FTS (RLG)1/7/541/12/54Vampire


The general references listed on the RAF in Devon & Cornwall home page

Modelling Notes for individual aircraft

  • When I get a chance !
  • Sorry, there are no pictorial modelling references yet.