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Vickers Varsity by Manby control tower 1963 (© Warren Lincoln via Keith Holmes)
RAF Manby airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture, grain store, industry
Tower Type:
1. Unique pre-war type 756/36
2. Control Tower, Vertical Split Control Type 2548c/55, built 1967
Tower:
1. Disused
2. Derelict
Other Buildings:
Almost complete Expansion period RAF Station, some buildings now derelict
History:
Station history...
RAF Manby
Vickers Varsity WF422 1963 (© Warren Lincoln via Keith Holmes)
RAF Manby airfield
Airfield:
OTU
Opened:
/1938
Closed:
/1974
ID Code:
MY
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
2x - concrete and wood chips
Hangars:
4x - C Type, 17x - Blister
County:
Lincolnshire
Location:
4 miles E of Louth
OS Ref:
TF385866
Links:
©:
All photographs copyright © as stated
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The pre-war Watch Office 2002 (© Robert Truman)
Boarded up in 2003... 2003 (© Robin Plummer)
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The post-war Control Tower 1996 (© Adrian Morris)
2003 (© Robin Plummer)
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RAF Manby airfield + control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2002 - RAF Manby -