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2001 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Bicester airfield
Airfield Today:
Current status not known
Tower Type:
Pre War Fort type 1959/34 (brick)
Tower:
Current status not known
Other Buildings:
2001: most of the original wartime buildings remain. There are development plans for this airfield but nothing definite has been confirmed yet.
History:
Opened in 1917 for the Royal Flying Corps
09/39 to 11/40, No 1 Camouflage Unit with Blenheims and Spitfires.
06/43 to 12/44, No. 13 Operational Training Unit with Blenheim, Spitfire and Mosquito.
Other Squadrons here short term: 135, 308, 403, 457 & 605.
RAF Bicester airfield
2006 (© Tony Crowe)
Bicester Photopage
RAF Bicester airfield
Airfield:
Operational Training Unit
Opened:
1917
Closed:
199?
Code:
BC
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - Grass
Hangars:
2x - A Type, 2x - C Type
County:
Oxfordshire
Location:
1-1/2 miles N of Bicester
OS Ref:
SP598245
Links:
©:
Photographs © copyright as stated
RAF Bicester airfield
2001 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Bicester airfield
RAF Bicester airfield and watch office = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2001
- Bicester - updated 18/12/2014 -