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1973 (© Barry H. Abraham via Paul Francis)
RAF Catfoss airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture
Tower Type:
Watch Office for All Commands 12779/41
Tower:
Not known
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
No.1 Armament Training School until 09/1939.
01/10/1939 to 5/1940, No.616 Squadron Spitfires.
8/1940 Station re-opened after rebuilding.
01/10/1940 to 15/02/1944, No. 2 (Coastal) Operational Training Unit formed here with Ansons and Blenheims.
15/02/44 to 12/11/45, Central Gunnery School with Beaufighters, Martinets, Masters, Spitfires and Wellingtons. Trained advanced fighter pilots and gunnery leaders.
1959 to 1963, No. 226 Squadron Thor missile unit.
RAF Catfoss airfield
2009via Paul Francis)
RAF Catfoss airfield
Airfield:
Flying Training OTU
Opened:
/1932 - 12/11/45
Reopened:
1959 - 1963
ID Code:
CA
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3 concrete and wood chips
Hangars:
1x- A, 1x- A1, 1x- T1, 2x- Bellman, 15x- Blister
County:
Yorkshire
Location:
4 miles W of Hornsea
OS Ref:
TA135485
Links:
©:
Photographs © copyright as stated
RAF Catfoss airfield
2009via Paul Francis)
RAF Catfoss airfield
2009via Paul Francis)
RAF Catfoss airfield
airfield + control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2002 -
- Catfoss - updated 30/03/2016 -