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1978 (© Peter Broom)
RAF Wombleton airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture, aviation
Tower Type:
Watch Office for All Commands 12779/41, medium front windows to 343/43
Tower:
Used as offices
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
10/1943 to 08/1945, No.1666 Heavy Conversion Unit from Dalton with HP Halifax and Avro Lancaster.
12/1943 to 01/1944, No.1679 Heavy Conversion Unit with Avro Lancaster.
11/1945 to 09/1946, No.261 Maintenance Unit.
Postwar, used by the RAF Regiment.
RAF Wombleton airfield
1986 (© Ian Woodward)
Wombleton airfield
Airfield:
Bomber training
Opened:
/1943
Closed:
/1949
ID Code:
UM
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - concrete
Hangars:
2x - T2, 1x - B1
County:
Yorkshire
Location:
3 miles NE of Helmsley
OS Ref:
SE673825
Links:
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Photographs © copyright as stated
RAF Wombleton
2002 (© Tony Foster)
2007 (© Paul Quine)
RAF Wombleton airfield
2013 (© Martin Dowkes)
RAF Wombleton airfield
RAF Wombleton airfield + control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk
© robert truman 2003 - updated 30/06/13 - Wombleton -