NO6051 : RAF Kinnel WW2 Airfield - Watch Office (1)

taken 30 days ago, near to Kinnell, Angus, Great Britain

RAF Kinnel WW2 Airfield - Watch Office (1)
RAF Kinnel WW2 Airfield - Watch Office (1)
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After opening in March 1942, the airfield at RAF Kinnell began as a satellite to RAF Tealing, and later in 1944 to RAF Montrose. The early airfield control tower was designed as a fighter satellite station watch office, that was later given a 2 storey extension. The airfield was used mainly by Operational Training Units (OTU), and from 1942 it was also used for night flying training.

NO6051 : RAF Kinnell WW2 Airfield - Watch Office (2)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 20 September, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 October, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Air transport  Construction, Development  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 6054 5129 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:39.1043N 2:38.7100W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 6058 5132
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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