Unit History: RAF Great Orton

RAF Great Orton
County: Cumbria
Location: 1 mile S of Kirkbampton
Usage
1943-1945: Satellite for 6 OTU Wellingtons from
          Silloth.
1943-1944: 55 OTU Hurricanes and Master. Became
          Tactical Excercise Unit.Also Typhoon
          Conversion Sqn formed.
1943     : 1674 HCU Wellingtons.
1944-1945: Warwicks of 281 and 282 ASR Sqns here.
 
          Airfield on Care and Maintenance when 6 OTU disbanded and postwar used for bomb storage by 249 MU until closure.
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