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RAF Stradishall
ROYAL AIR FORCE STRADISHALL or more simply RAF STRADISHALL is a former Royal Air Force
Royal Air Force
station located 4.7 miles (7.6 km) north east of Haverhill , Suffolk
Suffolk
and 9 miles (14 km) south west of Bury St Edmunds , Suffolk, England
England
. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Current use * 3 References * 3.1 Citations * 3.2 Bibliography * 4 External links HISTORYThe airfield was home to a number of squadrons during its lifetime: * No. 1 Squadron RAF
No. 1 Squadron RAF
, No. 9 Squadron RAF , No. 35 Squadron RAF , No. 51 Squadron RAF , No. 54 Squadron RAF , No. 75 Squadron RAF , No. 85 Squadron RAF , No. 89 Squadron RAF . * No. 101 Squadron RAF , No. 109 Squadron RAF , No. 115 Squadron RAF , No. 125 Squadron RAF , No
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Latin
LATIN (Latin: _lingua latīna_, IPA: ) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages . The Latin alphabet
Latin alphabet
is derived from the Etruscan and Greek alphabets , and ultimately from the Phoenician alphabet . Latin
Latin
was originally spoken in Latium , in the Italian Peninsula . Through the power of the Roman Republic , it became the dominant language, initially in Italy and subsequently throughout the Roman Empire . Vulgar Latin developed into the Romance languages , such as Italian , Portuguese , Spanish , French , and Romanian . Latin
Latin
and French have contributed many words to the English language . Latin
Latin
and Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek
roots are used in theology , biology , and medicine
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International Air Transport Association Airport Code
An IATA AIRPORT CODE, also known as an IATA LOCATION IDENTIFIER, IATA STATION CODE or simply a LOCATION IDENTIFIER, is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The characters prominently displayed on baggage tags attached at airport check-in desks are an example of a way these codes are used. The assignment of these codes is governed by IATA Resolution 763, and it is administered by IATA headquarters in Montreal . The codes are published biannually in the IATA Airline Coding Directory. IATA also provides codes for railway stations and for airport handling entities. A list of airports sorted by IATA code is available. A list of railway station codes , shared in agreements between airlines and rail lines such as Amtrak , SNCF French Rail , and Deutsche Bahn , is available
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International Civil Aviation Organization Airport Code
The ICAO (/ˌaɪˌkeɪˈoʊ/ , _eye-KAY-oh_ ) AIRPORT CODE or LOCATION INDICATOR is a four-letter code designating aerodromes around the world. These codes are defined by the International Civil Aviation Organization , and published in ICAO Document 7910: _Location Indicators_ are used by air traffic control and airline operations such as flight planning . ICAO codes are also used to identify other aviation facilities such as weather stations , International Flight Service Stations or Area Control Centers , whether or not they are located at airports. Flight information regions are also identified by a unique ICAO-code. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 ICAO codes vs
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Ministry Of Defence (united Kingdom)
The MINISTRY OF DEFENCE (MOD or MOD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty\'s Government and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces . The MoD states that its principal objectives are to defend the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and its interests and to strengthen international peace and stability. With the collapse of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
and the end of the Cold War
Cold War
, the MoD does not foresee any short-term conventional military threat; rather, it has identified weapons of mass destruction , international terrorism , and failed and failing states as the overriding threats to Britain\'s interests . The MoD also manages day-to-day running of the armed forces , contingency planning and defence procurement
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Royal Air Force
The ROYAL AIR FORCE (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force . Formed towards the end of the First World War
First World War
on 1 April 1918, it is the oldest independent air force in the world. Following victory over the Central Powers
Central Powers
in 1918 the RAF emerged as, at the time, the largest air force in the world. Since its formation, the RAF has taken a significant role in British military history , in particular, playing a large part in the Second World War
Second World War
where it fought its most famous campaign, the Battle of Britain
Battle of Britain

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Stradishall
STRADISHALL is a village and civil parish in the Borough of St Edmundsbury in the English county of Suffolk . The civil parish includes a number of hamlets including FARLEY GREEN. The Royal Air Force
Royal Air Force
operated an airfield near Stradishall, RAF Stradishall
Stradishall
, which was operational between 1938 and 1970. The former airfield is now the site of two category C prisons: HMP Highpoint North and HMP Highpoint South . Part of the former airfield remains a MOD training site which is closed to the public. There is a memorial to RAF Stradishall outside Stirling House which was once part of the officers quarters and now is a training unit for the Prison service. The village has an Anglican church dedicated to St Margaret. NOTABLE RESIDENTS * Lauri Love , activist and alleged computer system hacker. REFERENCES * ^ "Civil Parish population 2011"
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Suffolk
SUFFOLK (/ˈsʌfək/ ) is an East Anglian county of historic origin in England. It has borders with Norfolk
Norfolk
to the north, Cambridgeshire to the west and Essex
Essex
to the south. The North Sea
North Sea
lies to the east. The county town is Ipswich
Ipswich
; other important towns include Lowestoft
Lowestoft
, Bury St Edmunds
Bury St Edmunds
, Newmarket and Felixstowe , one of the largest container ports in Europe. The county is low-lying with very few hills, and is largely arable land with the wetlands of the Broads in the north. The Suffolk
Suffolk
Coast and Heaths are an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
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Above Mean Sea Level
METRES ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL (MAMSL) or simply METRES ABOVE SEA LEVEL (MASL or M A.S.L.) is a standard metric measurement in metres of the elevation or altitude of a location in reference to a historic mean sea level . Mean sea levels are affected by climate change and other factors and change over time. For this and other reasons, recorded measurements of elevation above sea level might differ from the actual elevation of a given location over sea level at a given moment
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Runway
According to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a RUNWAY is a "defined rectangular area on a land aerodrome prepared for the landing and takeoff of aircraft ". Runways may be a man-made surface (often asphalt , concrete , or a mixture of both) or a natural surface (grass , dirt , gravel , ice , or salt ). CONTENTS * 1 Naming * 2 Declared distances * 3 Sections of a runway * 4 Runway markings * 4.1 National variants * 5 Runway lighting * 5.1 History * 5.2 Technical specifications * 5.3 Control of lighting system * 6 Runway safety * 7 Pavement * 7.1 Pavement surface * 7.2 Surface type codes * 8 Runway length * 9 See also * 10 References * 11 External links NAMING Font and size of numbers and letters Runway 22 FAA airport diagram at O\'Hare International Airport
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Asphalt
ASPHALT /ˈæsˌfɔːlt, -ˌfɑːlt/ , also known as BITUMEN /ˈbɪtʃəmᵻn, bᵻˈtuːmᵻn/ , is a sticky, black, and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid form of petroleum . It may be found in natural deposits or may be a refined product, and is classed as a pitch . Before the 20th century, the term ASPHALTUM was also used. The word is derived from the Ancient Greek ἄσφαλτος _ásphaltos_. The primary use (70%) of asphalt is in road construction, where it is used as the glue or binder mixed with aggregate particles to create asphalt concrete . Its other main uses are for bituminous waterproofing products, including production of roofing felt and for sealing flat roofs. The terms "asphalt" and "bitumen" are often used interchangeably to mean both natural and manufactured forms of the substance
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Royal Air Force Station
A ROYAL AIR FORCE STATION is a permanent Royal Air Force operations location . Most RAF stations are aerodromes , or airfields, being the home to one or more flying squadrons . Other RAF stations are training units, administrative units, headquarters (HQ), or carry out ground-based operational tasks. Although many RAF units are often called stations, they can only be properly classified as an RAF station if they are self-accounting with their own station commander and headquarters. Units without a station commander or headquarters staff will ordinarily be a satellite of an RAF station proper. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Structure * 3 Locations * 4 Heraldry * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links HISTORYIn the early years of the RAF, very few of its bases were classified as stations. Some bases which were locally known as RAF location name were officially listed under the unit's title. For example, No
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Haverhill, Suffolk
Haverhill (pronounced /ˈheɪvəhɪl/ or /ˈheɪvrɪl/) is a market town and civil parish in the county of Suffolk, England, next to the borders of Essex
Essex
and Cambridgeshire. It lies about 14 miles (23 km) southeast of Cambridge
Cambridge
and 47 miles (76 km) north-east of central London. Haverhill is the second largest town in the Borough of St Edmundsbury
St Edmundsbury
and has a population of 27,041.Contents1 Geography 2 History 3 Economy 4 Sport and leisure 5 Transport 6 Culture 7 Schools 8 Notable residents 9 International relations 10 Gallery 11 References 12 External linksGeography[edit] The town centre lies at the base of a gentle dip in the chalk hills of the Newmarket Ridge; running through the town is Stour Brook, which goes on to join the River Stour just outside the town
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Bury St Edmunds
BURY ST EDMUNDS is a market town in Suffolk , England. Bury St Edmunds Abbey is near the town centre. Bury is the seat of the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich , with the episcopal see at St Edmundsbury Cathedral . The town, originally called Beodericsworth, was built on a grid pattern by Abbot Baldwin around 1080. It is known for brewing and malting ( Greene King brewery) and for a British Sugar processing factory, where Silver Spoon sugar is produced. The town is the cultural and retail centre for West Suffolk and tourism is a major part of the economy
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England
ENGLAND is a country that is part of the United Kingdom . It shares land borders with Scotland to the north and Wales to the west. The Irish Sea lies northwest of England and the Celtic Sea lies to the southwest. England is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south. The country covers five-eighths of the island of Great Britain (which lies in the North Atlantic ) in its centre and south; and includes over 100 smaller islands such as the Isles of Scilly , and the Isle of Wight . The area now called England was first inhabited by modern humans during the Upper Palaeolithic period, but takes its name from the Angles , one of the Germanic tribes who settled during the 5th and 6th centuries
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