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1982 (© Paul Francis)
RAF Tangmere - Battle of Britain airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture, housing, industry
Tower Type:
1. 1918-27 Air traffic control building(s) not known
2. 1927 Watch Office 1597/27, unique to Tangmere
3. 1941 Watch Office for Night Fighter Stations 12096/41
Tower:
1. Demolished
2.
Demolished
3. Derelict in 2014
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
11 Group Sector Station 09/1939. Central Fighter Establishment 01/10/1945. Station history...
RAF Tangmere airfield
1994 (© Steve Bond)
   




RAF Tangmere 'Scramble Bell'
On a recent visit to the museum at RAF Elvington I saw this 1939 dated Air Ministry RAF Station bell with the following caption:
'This is the original scramble bell in use at RAF Tangmere during the Battle of Britain'
2007 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Tangmere airfield
Airfield:
Operational Fighter
Opened:
/1918
Closed:
/1970
Airfield Code:
1944: RN
1956: TG
USAAF Station:
363
Runways:
2x - concrete
Hangars:
1x - T2, 2x - Bessoneau, 6x - EO, 10x - Blister
County:
Sussex
Location:
3 miles E of Chichester
OS Ref:
SU913061
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Photographs:
Photographs © copyright as stated
RAF Tangmere
2004 (© Beverley Pook)
RAF Tangmere airfield
2014 (© Julian Temple)
RAF Tangmere airfield - Battle of Britain airfield
RAF Tangmere airfield + watch office = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2002
- RAF Tangmere - updated 16/12/2014 -