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Coordinates: 51°23′48″N 03°20′36″W / 51.39667°N 3.34333°W / 51.39667; -3.34333 RAF Rhoose is a former Royal Air Force (RAF) airfield located near Cardiff, Wales.

History[edit | edit source]

It opened on 7 April 1942 as an RAF training base for Supermarine Spitfire pilots.

No. 53 Operational Training Unit Llandow was the parent station, and Rhoose was a satellite landing ground.

Other units included:[1]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Rhoose (Cardiff) (Glamorgan) (Wales)". Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust. http://www.abct.org.uk/airfields/rhoose-cardiff-glamorgan-wales. Retrieved 11 October 2013. 

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