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Broadwell

Major
Also known as: RAF Broadwell
County: Oxfordshire
Current Status: Farmland / Public road
Date: 15 November 1943 - 31 March 1947
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Prominent People: Huw Wheldon
Aircraft Roles: Airborne forces / Transport

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Broadwell Parish Meeting
  • Kencot Parish Meeting

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 6 (RCAF) Casualty Air Evacuation Unit

  • No 10 Sqn

  • No 21 HGCU

  • No 76 Sqn

  • No 77 Sqn

  • No 91 (Forward) Staging Post

  • No 92 (Forward) Staging Post

  • No 94 (Forward) Staging Post

  • No 104 Terminal Staging Post

  • No 105 (Major) Staging Post

  • No 126 Staging Post

  • No 271 Sqn

  • No 512 Sqn

  • No 575 Sqn

  • No 2792 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2807 Sqn RAF Regiment

An interview with Bill Goslin, who worked at Broadwell. Courtesy of David Oakey

  An interview with a veteran, with photographs of Broadwell. Courtesy of Paul Roberts

Photographs from Broadwell. Courtesy of SR71ABCD - BETA TYSON

Aerial footage of Broadwell. Courtesy of MrGyro FPV

Shilton Vintage Model Flying at Broadwell, 14 September 2014. Courtesy of wonderfulcat

Model flying at Broadwell, including aerial views of the airfield, May 2015. Courtesy of wonderfulcat

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