SJ4182 : WWII defences of Liverpool: RAF Speke airfield - Aircraft Shooting-in Butts (11)

taken 2 months ago, near to Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Liverpool, Great Britain

WWII defences of Liverpool: RAF Speke airfield - Aircraft Shooting-in Butts (11)
WWII defences of Liverpool: RAF Speke airfield - Aircraft Shooting-in Butts (11)
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Aircraft Gun Testing Butts: DoB ID: e11096

A brick built enclosure used to test fixed aircraft machine guns, aka Shooting-in Butts. A concrete hard standing in front of it allowed aircraft to be positioned ready for test firing.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 11 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Air transport  Construction, Development  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 4178 8298 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.4301N 2:52.5520W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 4179 8298
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Aircraft Shooting-in Butts  RAF Speke 

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