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Beverley I

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The RAF has always maintained a keen respect for tradition. When No 47 Squadron originally flew Blackburn Beverley heavy-lift transports at Abingdon in 1956, this unit was chosen as it had emerged in the beginning at the Yorkshire racecourse 40 years earlier.

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Also known as: Beverley Racecourse / RAF Beverley / RFC Beverley
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Current Status: Leisure activity
Date: 1 March 1916 - February 1920
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Trainer

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Beverley Library
  • Beverley Town Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 6 RS
  • No 33 Sqn
  • No 34 Sqn
  • No 36 RS
  • No 36 TS
  • No 47 Sqn
  • No 60 RS
  • No 72 TS
  • No 78 (Canadian) RS
  • No 79 (Canadian) RS 
  • No 80 Sqn
  • No 82 (Canadian) RS
  • No 82 Sqn
  • No 83 (Canadian) RS
  • No 89 (Canadian) RS
  • No 90 (Canadian) RS 

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