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2013 (© Bill Brooks)
RAF Rednal airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture, industry
Tower Type:
Watch Office with Met Section 518/40
Tower:
Derelict
Other Buildings:
Many
History:
04/42 to 06/45, No. 61 Operational Training Unit with Masters, Spitfires, and Mustang III's, satellite at Montford Bridge, moved to Keevil.
07/44, used by USAAF C-47's evacuating casualties from Normandy to military hospitals in Shropshire.
RAF Rednal airfield - No. 61 OTU -
2013 (© Bill Brooks)
RAF Rednal airfield
Airfield:
Fighter Operational Training Unit
Opened:
04/1942
Closed:
/1945
Code:
?
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - tarmac
Hangars:
3x - Bellman, 8x - Blister
County:
Shropshire
Location:
12 miles NW of Shrewsbury
OS Ref:
SJ373275
Links:
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Photographs © copyright as stated
RAF Rednal airfield - No. 61 OTU -
View North across airfield from railway bridge, Control Tower in centre background
Just South of the airfield: fortified farmhouse with at least three interconnecting pillboxes
2001 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Rednal airfield - No. 61 OTU -
2013 (© Bill Brooks)
RAF Rednal airfield
RAF Rednal airfield and control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2001
- Rednal - updated 16/12/2014 -