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1998Graham Buchan Innes)
RAF Hucknall airfield
Airfield Today:
Airfield, Rolls Royce manufacturing gas turbine components
Tower Type:
Unique to location
Tower:
Building in use as offices
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
Station history...
RAF Hucknall airfield
XP980, the fifth Hawker P-1127 Kestrel seen at Yeovilton painted in early SHAR markings.
Behind is the pioneering Rolls Royce 'Flying Bedstead' VTOL prototype that made its first flight at Hucknall in 1953/1954
1989Robert Truman)
RAF Hucknall airfield
Airfield:
Flying training, Rolls Royce engine flight testing
Opened:
1916
In use:
RFC/RAF 1916-1919; RAF 1928-1957;Rolls Royce airfield 1935-1971
ID Code:
??
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
Grass then concrete
Hangars:
2x Bellman, 3x GS, 5x Blister
County:
Nottinghamshire
Location:
8 miles NW of Nottinghaml
OS Ref:
SK526470
Links:
Merlin Flying Club
Rolls Royce
©:
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RAF Hucknall airfield
2013Graham Levett)
RAF Hucknall airfield
RAF Hucknall airfield + control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2012 - updated 22/10/13 -