Ridgewell airfield museum
Ridgewell Airfield Commemorative Museum, Station 167, home during WW2 of 90th RAF then later the 381st BG of the 8th AF USAAF. Based between Great Yeldham and Ridgewell this Essex Museum is situated inside the Base Sick QuartersHospital.This site will remain open for general and historical information but a new website RAFCA museum is now running giving information about the museum itself. Also, please note that Paul Bingley is now the Chairman and is contactable on the details posted below. and is situated between Ridgewell and Great Yeldham in Essex on the A1017 ridgewell airfield museum
Jul 17, 2018 Ridgewell Airfield Commemorative Association Museum On main road from Yeldham to Ridgewell, Ridgewell CO9 4RG, England. Website. Improve This Listing. Improve This Listing. Improve This Listing. Get quick answers from Ridgewell Airfield Commemorative Association Museum staff and past visitors.
A small, private collection of SWW memorabilia is currently displayed in and around the old Hospital building by the Ridgewell Airfield Commemorative Association. Essex Gliding Club is also now based at Ridgewell Airfield, which is allgrass and limited to glider& glidertug flights only. Completed in December 1942, Ridgewell was built to an earlier Class A airfield specification Class A was the specification set for an airfield that was to be used as a heavy bomber station with three runways, 36 hard standings, two T2 type hangars for aircraft maintenance, a bomb dump and enough accommodation to house around 2900 personnel.ridgewell airfield museum Mar 26, 2010 A small museum to honour the airfields most famous residents, the 381st Bomb Group, can be found housed in the former hospital buildings of USAAF station 167. A variety of displays show the history of the base and its resident USAAF and RAF units.