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2006 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Hullavington airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture, army barracks
Tower Type:
Chief Flying Instructors Block 5740/36 (originally had an additional control room mounted on a steel tower nearby)
Tower:
Use not known
Other Buildings:
Many
History:
06/37 to 07/42, 9 Flying Training School from Thornaby, 11/40 renamed 9 Service Flying Training School and again as 9 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit.
07/38 to 12/59, 9 Maintenance Unit, 02/39 renamed 10 MU.
Airfield attacked several times 1940-42.
03/42 to 07/49,
Empire Central Flying School formed here, 04/46 renamed Empire Flying School, moved to Manby.
07/42 to ??, 3 Flying Instructors School.
04/46 to 07/54, 1 Air Navigation School, from Topcliffe. 05/54 to /57, 2 Flying Training School from Cluntoe. /57 to 09/65, 2 ANS.
Airfield closed in 1965.
RAF Hullavington airfield
2006 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Hullavington airfield
Airfield:
Flying Training School - Empire Central Flying School
Opened:
06/1937
Closed:
/1965
ID Code:
HV
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
Grass then 2x concrete, tarmac built 1941-42
Hangars:
1x - Aircraft Repair Shed, 1x - Bellman, 1x - B1, 2x - D, 2x - L, 4x - C, 6x - E, 11x - Blister
County:
Wiltshire
Location:
5 miles N of Chippenham
OS Ref:
ST900810
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2006 (© Robert Truman)
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