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27 May 1945 (© Sqn Ldr Dr Oliver Bernard Appleyard via Neil Appleyard)
RAF Worksop airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture
Tower Type:
Watch Office for all commands, 12779/41 with medium front windows to 343/43
Tower:
Demolished
Other Buildings:
None
History:
/11/1943 to ?/1945, 18 Operational Training Unit, satellite to Finningly with Martinet, Oxford, Tomahawk and Wellingtons. Finningley's Bomber Command Instructors School continued to use the airfield until 1946.
/11/1946 to /06/1948, RAF Flying Training Command, airfield then closed.
/08/1952 to /05/1958, Reopened when No. 211 Advanced Flying School formed here with Meteors, /06/1954 renamed No. 211 Flying Training School, /06/1956 became No. 4 Flying Training School with Provost and Vampires.
/05/1955 to /03/1957, No. 616 Auxiliary Squadron here with Meteors.
RAF Worksop airfield

RAF Worksop airfield
Airfield:
Operational Training Unit
Opened:
/11/1943
Closed:
/12/1960
ID Code:
WP
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - concrete
Hangars:
2x - T2
County:
Nottinghamshire
Location:
4 miles W of Retford
OS Ref:
SK625815
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