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Ibsley

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Motor racers at Ibsley in the 1950s found they had to travel around the circuit in an anti-clockwise fashion, unlike at Silverstone and elsewhere.

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Also known as: Blashford Lakes / Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve / RAF Ibsley / USAAF Station 347
County: Hampshire
Current Status: Gravel pits
Date: February 1941 - 1952
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RAF (Czech) / RAAF / RCAF / USAAF

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Christchurch Angling Club
  • Ellingham, Harbridge & Ibsley Parish Council
  • RAF Ibsley Historical Group
  • Southern Water

Notable Past Associated Organisation:

  • Ringwood Motorcycle & Light Car Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • 1st FG
  • No 7 FIS

  • No 16 Casualty Air Evacuation Unit

  • No 17 Casualty Air Evacuation Unit

  • No 32 Sqn

  • 48th FG

  • No 66 Sqn

  • No 118 Sqn

  • No 124 Sqn

  • No 129 Sqn

  • No 134 (Czech) Airfield

  • No 150 Staging Post

  • No 160 Staging Post

  • No 165 Sqn

  • No 170 Sqn
  • No 200 Staging Post

  • No 201 Staging Post

  • No 234 Sqn

  • No 263 Sqn

  • No 268 Sqn

  • No 302 (Transport) Wing

  • No 310 Sqn

  • No 312 Sqn

  • No 313 Sqn

  • 367th FGNo 421 Sqn

  • No 453 Sqn

  • No 501 Sqn

  • No 504 Sqn

  • No 587 Sqn

  • No 616 Sqn

  • No 2763 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2772 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2800 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2888 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Glider Pick-up Training Flight

Opening scenes from "The First of the Few", filmed at Ibsley. Courtesy of newforestranger1

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Middle Wallop

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