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As at Banff after World War Two, white circles were painted on the ground at Dallachy to allow simulated bombing practice by Lossiemouth-based Fleet Air Arm units.

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Also known as: RAF Dallachy
County: Moray
Current Status: Farmland / Industry / Leisure activity / Public road / Refuse tip
Date: June 1943 - 24 November 1945
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / FAA / RAAF / RCAF / RNZAF
Landing Surface Types: Anti-shipping / Trainer
Aircraft Roles: Paved
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):
  • Dallachy Aeromodellers
  • Grays Recycling Services Ltd
  • Lennox Community Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 14 (P) AFU
  • No 21 ACHU
  • No 144 Sqn
  • No 281 Sqn
  • No 404 Sqn
  • No 455 Sqn
  • No 489 Sqn
  • No 524 Sqn
  • No 838 Sqn
  • No 1542 BAT Flight
  • No 2749 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Highland GC
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RAF Second World War aerial photograph of Dallachy under construction, 21 February 1943. © Courtesy of Historic Environment Scotland (RAF Air Photographs Collection). Licensor canmore.org.uk

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Oblique aerial view of the edge of Dallachy airfield, looking south-east, 3 August 1985. © Ian Ralston. Licensor canmore.org.uk

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Oblique aerial view of Dallachy taken from the east, 25 July 2009. © Crown Copyright: Historic Environment Scotland. Licensor canmore.org.uk

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Oblique aerial view of Dallachy taken from the north-north-west, 25 July 2009. © Crown Copyright: Historic Environment Scotland. Licensor canmore.org.uk

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Oblique aerial view of Dallachy taken from the north, 25 July 2009. © Crown Copyright: Historic Environment Scotland. Licensor canmore.org.uk

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Oblique aerial view of Dallachy looking north-north-west, 31 July 2013. © Crown Copyright: Historic Environment Scotland. Licensor canmore.org.uk

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