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Anyone serve on this RAF/USAF base in Norfolk?

 



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Am i right in thinking B45 Tornado USAF were based there followed by B66 Destroyers



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There were supposedly RAF aircrew flying USAF aircraft over the USSR from this base, I shall have to check but I think they were RB45's

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A quick Google comes up with these 4 aircraft in RAF markings

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_American_B-45_Tornado



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Anyone serve on this RAF/USAF base in Norfolk?

 


 Yep I did, Canberra's from Marham were detached there for a few months in '77 or '78!



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PeteB wrote:
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Anyone serve on this RAF/USAF base in Norfolk?

 


 Yep I did, Canberra's from Marham were detached there for a few months in '77 or '78!


 I went there once at the start of a very nice two week Herc (XV 207) trip on 5 Dec 1982. My recollection is that there was not much there. Spent about an hour before moving on. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Sculthorpe > Keflavik > Gander > Offutt > Nellis > Hickam > Fiji > Brisbane > Darwin > Singapore > Hong Kong > Bahrain > Marseilles > Brize Norton > Lyneham.

Got back 19 Dec laden with peace offerings for being away for the Christmas preparations second year running!biggrinbiggrin 



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Based at West Raynham 41Sqdn/BHSU but lived in quarters at Sculthorpe 1969-73.

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had frist quarter there 66/69 atc at raynham.



-- Edited by tone on Friday 2nd of November 2012 08:50:16 PM

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I was there twice once when Marham was having its runways done, i was detached to Marham MT i used to drive one of the coaches, and once when Coltishall had its runways done.



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I also lived in married quarters there whilst stationed at West Raynham in 1970/71. Went back a few years ago, old quarter is still there but surrounded by new housing. We lived in the old RAF quarters, others lived in the bungalows originally built for US forces. We got to go to their club, remember drinking Budweiser which was quite unusual in those days, they were also very keen on making ****tails!

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