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2001 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Woodvale - RN, HMS Ringtail II - airfield
Airfield Today:
RAF gliding, University Air Squadron and Air Training Corps
Tower Type:
Watch Office for Night Fighter Stations 12096/41
Tower:
Still in use by the RAF for Air Traffic Control. Now clad with metal sheeting, roof has solid railings, mast and new Visual Control Room
Other Buildings:
Many original buildings and hangars remain in use, all now metal clad, runways and perimiter tracks still in use
History:

Originally built as a night fighter station to defend Liverpool.

History section...

2001 (© Robert Truman)
RAF and RN Station
Airfield:
Forward Airfield Night Fighter Station
Opened:
/1941
Closed:
Still an RAF station
ID Code:
1944: OD
1956: WQ
2001: WV
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - tarmac
Hangars:
3x - Bellman, 9x - Blister
County:
Lancashire
Location:
12 miles NW of Liverpool
OS Ref:
SD302098
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RAF Woodvale - RN HMS Ringtail II
2001 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Woodvale - RN HMS Ringtail II airfield
RAF Woodvale - HMS Ringtail II - airfield + control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2001