RAF Abbots Bromley
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.
|RAF Abbots Bromley|
|Near Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire in England|
|Type||Relief landing ground|
|Operator||Royal Air Force|
|Fate||Returned to agricultural use, small number of buildings remain.|
|Elevation||125 metres (410 ft) AMSL|
The following units were here at some point:
- No. 5 Elementary Flying Training School RAF flying de Havilland Tiger Moths.
- No. 16 Elementary Flying Training School RAF
- No. 21 Maintenance Unit RAF
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.
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