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2005 (© David Boland)
Royal Naval Air Station Arbroath
Airfield Today:
RM Condor, home to 45 Commando Royal Marines and 7 Sphinx Commando Royal Artillery Battery
Tower Type:
Royal Navy Control Building including Shelter for flare lorry, ambulance and crash tender 117/40
Tower:
In use
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
19/06/40 to 31/03/71, Comissioned as HMS Condor for No. 2 Observers School, Deck Landing Training School and later the Naval Air Signals School. Used by many other training schools and Fleet Air Arm Squadrons until Navy closure.
/71 to Present, 45 Commando Royal Marines.
1958 to present, No. 662 Volunteer Gliding School equipped with Grob Viking T Mk 1.
Royal Naval Air Station Arbroath airfield - HMS Condor -
2005 (© David Boland)
Royal Naval Air Station Arbroath airfield - HMS Condor - RM Condor -
Airfield:
Training Schools
Opened:
/1940
Closed:
N/A
Code:
?
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
5 (5th includes dummy carrier deck)
Hangars:
1x - Bain, 1x - Blister, 1x - Mainhill, 1x - Workshop, 14x - Bellman
County:
Scotland
Location:
2 miles NW of Arbroath
OS Ref:
NO62343
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All photographs and artwork © copyright as stated
Royal Naval Air Station Arbroath airfield - HMS Condor -
1983 (© Paul Francis)
Royal Naval Air Station Arbroath airfield - HMS Condor -
RN Arbroath - HMS Condor airfield + control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2010
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