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1983 (© Paul Francis)
RAF Edgehill airfield
Airfield Today:
Farmland and Gliding Club - Shenington airfield
Tower Type:
Watch Office with Ops Room for Bomber Satellite Stations, to patterns 7345/41, 13079/41 and 4170/43
Tower:
Now a ruin and some parts have collapsed
Other Buildings:
Very few, part of runways and perimeter track
History:
Edgehhill was selected in 1942 as the site for further flight testing of the Gloster E28/39 Pioneer - the first British jet aircraft.
Also used by No. 21 and No. 12 Operational Training Units.
RAF Edgehill airfield
1981 (© Paul Francis)
RAF Edgehill airfield
Airfield:
OTU
Opened:
10/1941
Closed:
06/1945
ID Code:
EH
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - concrete and tarmac
Hangars:
1x - B1, 2x - T2
County:
Warwickshire
Location:
3 miles SE of Kineton
OS Ref:
SP363433
©:
All photographs © copyright as stated
RAF Edgehill airfield
1983 (© Paul Francis)
RAF Edgehill airfield
RAF Edgehill airfield + control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2003 -
- Edgehill - updated 16/05/2016 -