No. 2 (Coastal) Operational Training Unit RAF
|No. 2 (Coastal) Operational Training Unit|
Ensign of the Royal Air Force
|Branch||Royal Air Force|
|Part of||No. 17 Group RAF|
The unit formed on 1 October 1940 at RAF Catfoss training strike and twin engined fighter crews. The unit initially used Bristol Blenheims and Avro Ansons before these were replaced by the Bristol Beaufighter. When the demand for the aircraft reduced the training was transferred to No. 132 OTU and the unit was disbanded on 15 February 1944 at Catfoss.
The main airfield for the unit was RAF Catfoss however a number of different airfields were also used.
- RAF Catfoss.
- RAF Driffield.
- RAF Sherburn-in-Elmet.
- RAF Hutton Cranswick.
- RAF Lissett.
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- Lake, A Flying Units of the RAF. Shrewbury, Airlife Publishing Ltd., 1999. ISBN 1-84037-086-6.