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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

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