RAF Winkleigh


Opened: 1/1/43 - Closed: 30/6/48.


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.

Station Flt.19441944various inc Tiger Moth, Auster, Oxford
406 Sqdn.14/4/4417/9/44Beaufighter VI, Mosquito XII & XXX
286 Sqdn. (det)April 44?Hurricane, Defiant
415 Sqdn.(det)8/54412/7/44Albacore8 a/c
161 Sqdn.(det)summer 44Sept 44LysanderThe Lysander part of the unit
Norwegian Training BaseJan 4510/11/45Harvard IIb, Oxford, Cornellto RNoAF (in Norway)


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