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2012 Stephen Dobson)
RAF Ternhill airfield
Airfield Today:
Army Barracks
Tower Type:
1936 Chief Flying Instructors Block, 5740/36, now heavily modified including a Visual Control Room.
This Watch Office was also built on the following airfields:
Hullavington, Little Rissington, Shawbury and South Cerney.
Tower:
In use
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
Station history
RAF Ternhill airfield
(above) Westland Whirlwind XP394 (below) DH Vampire XE924 1963 (© Graham Hutchinson)
RAF Ternhill airfield
(above) Side view with postwar rooftop VCR (below) new VCR added in 1985
RAF Ternhill airfield
Wartime view of Ternhill Guard Room 1942 via Barb Stangel)
RAF Ternhill airfield
Airfield:
Flying Training
Opened:
/1937
Closed:
N/A
ID Code:
TR
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
2x - concrete, tarmac
Hangars:
1x - Bellman, 1x - Aircraft Repair Shed, 4x - C Type, 8x - Lamella, 9x - Blister
County:
Shropshire
Location:
4 miles SW of Market Drayton
OS Ref:
SK642308
Links:
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Photographs © copyright as stated
RAF Ternhill airfield
2012 Stephen Dobson)
RAF Ternhill airfield
RAF Ternhill control tower + airfield = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2004 - Ternhill -