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Guilton

Major
Also known as: Ash / RAF Guilton
County: Kent
Current Status: Unknown (location not known)
Date: May 1918 (earliest known date) - 1919 (notification of relinquishment 13 March)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

Sopwith Camels of No 50 Squadron had Guilton available to them as a Home Defence landing ground in the final year of World War One. The unit changed equipment at the Armistice of November 1918 to subsequently operate Royal Aircraft Factory SE5a fighters.

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 50 Sqn
Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Bekesbourne

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