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1956 (© via Steve Ward)
RAF Watchfield airfield
Airfield Today:
?
Tower Type:
?
Tower:
Demolished
Other Buildings:
None
History:
1939, Watchfield Flying Club, Cub Airport Ltd, Watchfield, Swindon.
27/07/1939, Flight magazine; "A few days later a private-use licence was also issued for Swindon aerodrome at Watchfield. This is controlled by Mr. A. J. Walter, who is the agent in this country for the Piper Cub and is operating a Civil Air Guard club there."
Hanworth Air Park, Feltham, Middlesex.
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RAF Watchfield airfield
Airfield scene from the film 'The Man Who Never Was' showing the control tower at Watchfield
1956 (©)
RAF Watchfield airfield
Airfield:
Flying and parachute training
Opened:
/1940
Closed:
/19
Code:
?
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - Grass
Hangars:
5x - Bellman, 5x - Blister
County:
Berkshire
Location:
7 miles NE of Swindon
OS Ref:
SU245912
©:
All photographs copyright © as stated
RAF Watchfield airfield
1975 (©)
RAF Watchfield airfield
c.1970 (© Brian McKay via John Broughton)
RAF Watchfield airfield
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