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RAF Okehampton (Folly Gate)

History

Opened: 1928 - Closed: October 1945.

Units

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.

UnitArrivalDepartureAircraftNotes
Bristol Fighter, Atlas, Audax, LysanderUsed for summer camps by Army Co-operation Sqdns up to 1939 e.g 13 & 16 Sqdns
225 Sqdn. (det)Summer 40Lysander II
16 Sqdn.3/8/4015/8/40Lysander I & II& occasional dets to Spring 1942
16 Sqdn.4/6/416/6/41Lysander III & IIIA
16 Sqdn.9/9/4111/9/41Lysander III & IIIA

References

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

Modelling Notes for individual aircraft

Pictorial References For Modellers
TypeMarkUnitCodeSerialReferencePageResident/Visitor
Lysander16 SqdnHG.LV9512Devon Aerodromes151R ?