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Feltwell

Major
Also known as: RAF Feltwell / RFC Feltwell
County: Norfolk
Current Status: Leisure activity / Housing / USAF ground duties
Date: November 1917 - 1975 (RAF closure)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC

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

  • Feltwell Golf Club
  • Feltwell Parish Council
  • St Nicholas Church, Feltwell

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 3 FTS

  • No 3 SFTS

  • No 3 LFS

  • No 7 TDS

  • No 20 Heavy Glider Maintenance Section

  • No 37 Sqn

  • No 57 Sqn

  • No 75 Sqn

  • No 76 (Bomber) Wing

  • No 77 Sqn

  • No 192 Sqn

  • No 214 Sqn

  • No 464 Sqn

  • No 487 Sqn

  • No 651 Sqn

  • No 1519 BAT Flight

  • No 2724 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2736 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Bomber Command Radar School

  • Bomber Command Strategic Missile School

  • Bombing Development Unit

  • Central Bomber Establishment

  • Fenland GC

  • Gee-H Training Flight

  • Midland Area Flying Instructors School

  • New Zealand Flight

  • Northern Area Flying Instructors School

  • Radio Training Sqn

  • RAF Officer Cadet Training Unit

  • School of Instructional Technique

Vickers Wellingtons at Feltwell, 1942. Courtesy of British Pathé

Germans train with the RAF at Feltwell, 1956. Courtesy of British Pathé

A Thor missile at Feltwell, 1958. Courtesy of British Pathé

A Thor missile at Feltwell, 1960. Courtesy of British Pathé

 A Thor missile arrives at Feltwell. Courtesy of British Movietone

 

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