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Charmy Down

Major
Also known as: Bath / Charmy / RAF Charmy Down / USAAF Station 487
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Current Status: Aviation / Farmland / Leisure activity
Date: November 1940 - October 1946
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF / Civil / RCAF / USAAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter / Trainer
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):
  • Batheaston Parish Council
  • St. Catherine Parish Meeting
  • Swainswick Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 3 (P) AFU

  • No 11 (RAAF) Personnel Reception Centre

  • No 87 Sqn

  • No 88 Sqn

  • No 92 EGS

  • No 92 GS

  • No 107 Sqn

  • No 125 Sqn

  • No 137 Sqn

  • No 234 Sqn

  • No 245 Sqn

  • No 247 Sqn

  • No 263 Sqn

  • No 286 Sqn

  • No 417 Sqn

  • No 421 Sqn

  • No 533 Sqn

  • No 1454 (Fighter) Flight

  • No 2719 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2729 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2742 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2777 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2794 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2798 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2800 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2806 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Fighter Leaders School

Various photographs of Charmy Down. Courtesy of John Grech

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

ColerneSouth Cerney

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