|10.4||125||RAF Chetwynd, England|
|11.6||230||EGOS||RAF Shawbury, England|
|28.2||145||Castle Wood, England|
|29.1||245||Nesscliffe Camp, England|
Opened in 1916 but closed again in 1922. Requisitioned in 1935 as the RAF expansion programme got underway. Its main association with helicopters began when CFS(H) moved north from RAF South Cerney in Aug 1961. During 15 active years it saw the RAF renew its helicopter fleet and improve its rotary wing flying training. RAF Ternhill closed in 1976 when CFS(H) disbanded and became 2FTS. The base was handed over to the British Army as Clive Barracks. A new visual control tower was added in 1985 and it is still active as a relief landing ground for nearby RAF Shawbury and its based DHFS helicopters, which frequently use an area just east of the main runway intersections for practice autorotations.
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|Years||Rotary Wing Aircraft Unit||bold : Current Model|
normal: Unit no longer at this base
|1976||2 Flying Training School||SA341D Gazelle HT.3 1976/97 |
Wessex HC.2 1963/97
whirlwind ? to ?
|1961/76||central flying school|
|News about this location :|
Gazelle 40 years training British military pilots, 15-Jul-14 : Farnborough, UK – The important role of Airbus Helicopters in the ab-initio training of British military rotorcraft pilots is being marked by Airbus Helicopters during this week’s Farnborough Airshow.
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|1962-feb-13||Accident||Royal Air Force||sycamore||XG509|
|1962-sep-25||Accident||Royal Air Force||sycamore||XG523|
|1963-mar-27||Accident||Royal Air Force||sycamore||XE309|
|1964-jan-10||Accident||Royal Air Force||sycamore||XG514|
|1967-nov-06||Royal Air Force||sioux||XV317|
|1967-nov-06||Royal Air Force||sioux||XV316|
|1973-oct-07||Royal Air Force||sioux||XV314|
|1973-oct-07||Royal Air Force||sioux||XV323|
|1976-aug-19||Royal Air Force||Whirlwind HAR.10||XP331|