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Castle Combe

Also known as: Castle Combe Circuit / RAF Castle Combe
County: Wiltshire
Current Status: Farmland / Leisure activity (main position)
Date: 1 May 1941 (earliest known date) - 18 October 1948
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
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):
  • Bristol Motor Club
  • Bristol Pegasus Motor Club
  • Castle Combe Parish Council
  • Drive-Tech Ltd
  • Merlin Motorsport
  • The Tavern
  • Torbay Motor Club
  • Wiltshire College - first British motorsport engineering centre based at a motor racing circuit
  • Yatton Keynell Parish Council

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Bristol Aeroplane Company Motor Club
  • Bristol Motor Cycle and Light Car Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 3 FIS

  • No 9 (P) AFU

  • No 9 SFTS

  • No 15 (P) AFU

Touring car racing at Castle Combe with the control tower in the background, 1962. Courtesy of TOPCAMERAMAN

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