Manston: 100 years of Flight (1916 to 1994)

Air Sea Rescue, 1916 to 1994

FROM 1916 TO 1994 RAF MANSTON, as the nearest RAF station to the Channel and the European mainland, plays a crucial role as a base of operations for the Air Sea Rescue (ASR) units of the Navy and RAF.

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