ⓘ RAF Westley

                                     

ⓘ RAF Westley

RAF Westley was an airfield that existed to the west of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England, between 1938 and 1946. The airfield was established as a home for the West Suffolk Aero Club in 1938, before being taken over by the RAF Volunteer Reserve.

                                     
  • England. It is not to be confused with the RAF grass strip on the western side of Bury St Edmunds known as RAF Westley an area now part of the town itself
  • Light Aircraft Squadron Army Air Corps. No. 656 Squadron was formed at RAF Westley on 31 December 1942. It embarked for India in August 1943 and went into
  • Squadron RAF was a unit of the Royal Air Force during the Second World War and afterwards in Germany. Numbers 651 to 663 Squadrons of the RAF were Air
  • Unit RAF No. 101 Glider Operational Training Unit RAF No. 102 Glider Operational Training Unit RAF No. 668 Squadron RAF No. 669 Squadron RAF No
  • reform the squadron until late in 1940. No. 268 Squadron was reformed at Westley Aerodrome near Bury St Edmunds in England on 30 September 1940 as an Army
  • Ipswich, the county town. The large Royal Air Force station, RAF Mildenhall as well as RAF Lakenheath, are located north of the town. The former is used
  • After their formation as 656 AOP Squadron on 31 December 1942 at RAF Westley the squadron deployed to the Far East in support of the 14th Army. 656
  • Alexander Watson Watt, Improvements in or relating to wireless systems Westley Max October 2010 Pip Squeak The Missing Link Duxford Radio Society
  • 2017, retrieved 21 August 2019 The Spectator. 288 289. F.C. Westley 2002. p. 146. RAF at 100: WW2 and Falklands veterans share memories of their most
  • WW1 www.greatwar.co.uk. Retrieved 25 May 2019. M. Westley K. Richard 22 January 2012 The RAF Pip - Squeak Fighter Location System as used in the Battle