|RAF Abbots Bromley|
|IATA: none – ICAO: none|
|Operator||Royal Air Force|
|Elevation AMSL||410 ft / 125 m|
|Operational Dates |
RAF Abbots Bromley is a former Royal Air Force Relief Landing Ground (RLG) located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) north-west of the village of Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire. The airfield opened during 1940 and closed on 31 March 1949 being the satellite of RAF Burnaston.
Based units[edit | edit source]
- No. 5 Elementary Flying Training School RAF flying de Havilland Tiger Moths.
- No. 16 Elementary Flying Training School RAF
- No. 21 Maintenance Unit RAF
See also[edit | edit source]
Current use[edit | edit source]
There is currently not much of the original site left partly because of the fact it had grass runways and partly due to the period of time elapsed however a guard house and a single Robin hangar remain with part of the site becoming a chicken farm.
References[edit | edit source]
- "RAF Abbots Bromley". Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust. http://www.abct.org.uk/airfields/abbots-bromley-stone. Retrieved 1 May 2012.
- "Airfields". The Wartime Memories Project. http://www.wartimememoriesproject.com/ww2/airfields/index.php. Retrieved 1 May 2012.
- "RAF Abbots Bromley". The Wartime Memories Project. http://www.wartimememories.co.uk/airfields/abbotsbromley.html. Retrieved 1 May 2012.
- "UK Airfields". Bones Aviation Page. http://www.homepages.mcb.net/bones/UK_Airfield_Catalogue/Airfields_UK_A-D.htm. Retrieved 1 May 2012.
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