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1980 (© Andrew Ayers)
RAF Llandow airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture, Llandow trading estate
Tower Type:
Watch Office with Met Section 518/40
Tower:
Used as offices
Other Buildings:
Many
History:
/37 to 09/39, 614 Sqn formed here with Hawker Hind and Hectors.
04/40 to /??, No. 38 MU Aircraft Storage Unit.
07/41 to 05/43, No. 53 Operational Training Unit from Heston with Master and Spitfire aircraft training fighter pilots, moved to Kirton-in-Lindsey.
07/43 to 08/45, No. 3 Overseas Aircraft Preparation Unit, RAF Transport Command, moved to Dunkeswell.
08/47 to /57, 614 Sqn reformed here with Spitfires then Vampires in /50.
07/49 to 03/57, 663 Sqn Auster AOP's.
RAF Llandow airfield
1980 (© Andrew Ayers)
RAF Station
Airfield:
Bomber, Storage, OTU, Transport Command, Fighter
Opened:
/1937
Closed:
/1957
Code:
?
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x tarmac
Hangars:
38x = 7x - L Type, 11x - Super Robins, 2x - K Type, 1x - J Type, 2x - T2, 1x - A1, 12 Blister
County:
Wales
Location:
14 miles SW of Cardiff
OS Ref:
SS959716
©:
All photographs copyright © Andrew Ayers
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