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RAF MARHAM: HISTORY

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RAF Marham AHC: Research

HOME Marham Aviation Heritage Centre: Research Within the AHC we hold many thousands of records and photographs, all of which are being archived and digitised to aid not only our recording of RAF Marham’s history, but to also aid researchers or those with an interest...
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RAF Marham AHC: Memorial Wall

HOME Garden of Remembrance and Memorial Wall The concept for the RAF Marham Memorial wall was discussed as early as the end of 2015. When it was announced that No 3 hangar would be demolished as part of the preparation work for the arrival of the F-35, a request was...
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RAF Marham AHC: Volunteers

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RAF Marham: Operational History 1916 to 2019

HOME Download Order Form RAF Marham: Operational History 1916 to 2019 Published by the Marham Aviation Heritage Centre with all profits going to support the work of the AHC. Author: Ken Delve Hardback: expected to be around 280 pages, with over 300 B&W and colour...
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RAF Marham AHC: News and About Us

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RAF Marham Aviation Heritage Centre

NEWS and ABOUT US RAF Marham Book Research RAF Marham History Marham Aviation Heritage Centre The original history room was situated on base in the Ops Block but this was closed when Marham became the RAF’s main Tornado base and space was in short supply. Fortunately,...
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RAF Ouston

Ouston Blazon: A Lion rampant Purpure in front of a Roman Helmet Or Link: The Roman helmet has been chosen with reference to the Roman wall which runs parallel to the camp boundary and is also indicative of the Wing of the Royal Air Force Regiment stationed there who...
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RAF Oakhanger

Oakhanger Blazon: In front of a Roundel Sable charged with a Decrescent Argent a Petasus Or Link: The station’s prime function is to transmit and to receive data passed through space via earth satellites represented by the decrescent and to communicate by radio waves....
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RAF Norton

Norton Blazon: A Flash of Lightning Gules and a Chain Or grasped by two Gauntlets Argent in saltire Link: The flash of lightning and chain grasped by gauntlets symbolises the station’s main function which is to receive and test the constituent elements of mobile radar...
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Airfield Map

Filter byAllMuseum Get Directions For Driving Walking Transit Bicycling   show options hide options Avoid Tolls Avoid Highways Avoid Ferries From To Fetching directions...... Reset directions Print directions Airfield Location Map The airfield map shown here...
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RAF Cark

RAF Cark Awarded: January 1943 Blazon: A Lion rampant per pale Argent and Sable gorged with a Chaplet of Roses Gules Link: The lion is per pale Argent and Sable to symbolise the day and night training of pilots. It is gorged with a chaplet of red roses to associate it...
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RAF Bicester

RAF Bicester Awarded: January 1958 Blazon: In front of a Roundel Argent charged with three Bars Wavy Azure a Jay close proper Link: The jay is to suggest the storage functions of the station. The roundel with wavy bars is introduced in reference to the family of...
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St Andrews UAS

Awarded: Blazon: A Saltire Argent fimbriated Azure interlaced with a Mascle Or Link: This squadron of St Andrews’ University adopted as its badge his Cross together with a Mascle taken from the Arms attributed to Bishop Wardlaw who founded this university in the...
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Nicosia

Awarded: April 1961 Blazon: In front of Wings conjoined in base Or a Lion couchant guardant Gules Link: This unit, being located in Cyprus, chose as its badge a Lion – an emblem long associated with the Island since the Venetian period – and also to symbolise that the...
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Krendi (Qrendi)

Awarded: June 1944 Blazon: In front of a Maltese Cross Argent Gules a Phoenix Or Link: The Maltese Cross is in reference to the location. The phoenix symbolises the establishment of the station on the site of a ‘shadow’  aerodrome. Motto: Latin: Ad...
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No.1312 Flight

Awarded: August 2002  Blazon: An Upland Goose in flight proper Link: The Upland Goose was chosen to symbolise 1312 Flight for a number of reasons; first, it is a large bird with an association with the  larger aircraft types flown by the flight, the Hercules and VC10...
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No.84 Group

Awarded: September 1946 Blazon: A Beaver sejant Gules holding in the forepaws an Astral Crown Or Link: The Group was formed first to work with the Second British Army and in 1944 worked with the First Canadian Army. As the HQ was formed at Oxford, a beaver has been...
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Stornoway

Awarded: February 1845 Blazon: In front of a Beacon fired a dexter Hand grasping another in fesse Link: The function of this station is guiding aircraft flying over Stornoway from America to their bases in the south and the badge is      indicative of that function....
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RAF Bovingdon

Awarded: May 1966 Blazon: In front of a Beech Tree issuant from a grassy Mount a Hart’s Head caboshed Link: The station is located in Hertfordshire and has adopted a hart’s head because this is associated with this county. The beech tree is introduced to...
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The articles section of the website contains a selection of short articles on aviation topics, primarily connected with RAF units and their histories.