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RAF Felixstowe
Ensign of the Royal Air Force
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Type Royal Air Force station
Coordinates Latitude: 51.945
Longitude: 1.321
Built 1922 (1922)
In use 1922-1962 (1962)
Current
owner
Air Ministry
Controlled by Ensign of the Royal Air Force.svg Royal Air Force
Battles/wars Second World War

RAF Felixstowe is a former Royal Air Force station located 2.7 miles (4.3 km) northeast of Harwich, Essex, England and 10.7 miles (17.2 km) southeast of Ipswich, Suffolk.

HistoryEdit

'C', 'D' and 'E' Boat Seaplane Training Flights were all formed on 8 August 1918 and were disbanded during 1919 with no known aircraft operated while at Felixstowe.[1][2][3]

The following units were posted here at some point:

Current useEdit

The site is now the Port of Felixstowe.[9]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

CitationsEdit

  1. Lake 1999, p. 41.
  2. Lake 1999, p. 56.
  3. Lake 1999, p. 57.
  4. Jefford 1988, p. 32.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Jefford 1988, p. 70.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Jefford 1988, p. 74.
  7. Jefford 1988, p. 77.
  8. Lake 1999, p. 52.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7 "Felixstowe". Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust. http://www.abct.org.uk/airfields/felixstowe. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.6 10.7 Lake 1999, p. 73.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Lake 1999, p. 74.
  12. Lake 1999, p. 77.
  13. Lake 1999, p. 66.
  14. Lake 1999, p. 101.
  15. Lake 1999, p. 130.
  16. Lake 1999, p. 136.
  17. Lake 1999, p. 137.

BibliographyEdit

  • Jefford MBE, Wg Cdr C G (1988). RAF Squadrons. A comprehensive record of the movement and equipment of all RAF squadrons and their antecedents since 1912. Shrewsbury: Airlife. ISBN 1-85310-053-6. 
  • Lake, A (1999). Flying units of the RAF. Shrewsbury: Airlife. ISBN 1-84037-086-6. 

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