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  • united kingdom Acklington

    Alnwick, Northumberland, England

    United Kingdom





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    KmBearing
    13.5008EGQM RAF Boulmer, England
    19.6157 Blyth, England
    20.6156 Blyth Shipbuilders, England
    25.4170 Cramlington Hospital, England
    29.4187EGNT Newcastle, England
    34.3206EGQO Ouston, England



    1938 to 1972

    55° 18' 0'' N - 1° 38' 0'' W
    2.5nm SW of Amble
    ICAO: IATA:
    Elevation: 120 feet




    History of this Location


    Originally used ICAO code EGQA before it was re-assigned to RAF Tain ranges.

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    List of units at Acklington

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    YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
    normal: Unit no longer at this base
    1968/6918 SquadronWessex 1964/80
    1964/72202 SquadronWhirlwind 1964/81
    1959/64228 SquadronWhirlwind 1962/64
    Whirlwind 1959/62
    Whirlwind 1959/62
    Type 171 Sycamore 1959/60
    1957/59275 SquadronWhirlwind 1959
    Whirlwind 1959
    Type 171 Sycamore 1954/59






    List of aircraft and events at Acklington

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    DatesOrg/TypeUnit
    1959-sep-19 Battle of Britain Day air show275 Squadron HAR.4 XJ430
    1962-sep-15 Battle of Britain Day air show228 Squadron HAR.4 XD184
    1963-sep-14 Battle of Britain Day air show228 Squadron HAR.2 XJ724
    1968-feb-15 72 Squadron HC.2 XV722



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