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Rattray (Crimond) (Rattray Head)

Major
Also known as: Crimond Raceway / HMS Merganser / RNAS Crimond / RNAS Rattray / RNAS Rattray Head
County: Aberdeenshire
Current Status: Aerial site / Industry / Leisure activity
Date: October 1944 - September 1946
Current Use: Disused
Used By: FAA
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Prominent People: Jim Clark
Aircraft Roles: Naval aviation

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

  • Buchan East Community Council

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Aberdeen and District Motor Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 708 Sqn
  • No 714 Sqn
  • No 717 Sqn
  • No 753 Sqn
  • No 766 Sqn
  • No 769 Sqn
  • No 774 Sqn
  • No 815 Sqn
  • No 817 Sqn
  • No 818 Sqn
  • No 821 Sqn
  • No 825 Sqn

Various photographs and footage at Rattray. Courtesy of Graham Innes

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