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2003 (© Ron Watt)
RAF Errol airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture
Tower Type:
Watch office for all Commands 12779/41, small front windows to 343/43
Tower:
Derelict
Other Buildings:
Many
History:
Site of the first powered aircraft flights in Scotland.
08/42 to 06/45, No. 9 (P) AFU from Hullavington training Navy pilots.
01/43 to 04/44, 305 FTU formed here to train Soviet aircrew on Albermarles which they then flew to the USSR.
01/44 to 08/44, 1544 BAT Flight formed here with Oxfords.
07/45 to 06/48, 260 Maintenance Unit used the hangars for equipment storage.
RAF Errol airfield
2003 (© Simon Aisbitt)
RAF Errol airfield
Airfield:
Flying Training
Opened:
01/1943
Closed:
/1948
ID Code:
ER
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - tarmac and wood chips
Hangars:
6x - T1, 13x - Blister
County:
Perthshire, Scotland
Location:
1 mile NE of Errol
OS Ref:
NO268242
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RAF Errol airfield
2003 (© Ron Watt)
RAF Errol airfield
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