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RAF Tilstock "1944" - Shropshire, England ZipDive!  Download

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Construction of the airfield was completed by mid 1942, and it open on 1 August that year, with a classic three concrete runway RAF "star" arrangement. The name 'Whitchurch Heath' being used until 1 June 1943, when RAF Tilstock was adopted.

Between 1 September 1942 and 21 January 1946, the airfield was used by No. 81 Operational Training Unit and No. 1665 Heavy Conversion Unit Royal Air Force for the training of pilots and crews in the operation of Whitley, Stirling and Halifax heavy bombers. During the 1950s, Auster AOP.6 and Auster T.7 'spotter' aircraft of No. 663 (AOP) Squadron RAF used the facilities of the otherwise non-operational airfield during weekends for liaison flights with Royal Artillery units on training exercises.

The airfield is still being used today at weekends for skydiving and has the ICAO code EGCT.

Filename: raf_tilstock.zip
License: Freeware
Added: 10th June 2016, 14:29:25
Downloads: 126
Author: Terry Boissel
Size: 2802kb

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