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South Kilduff

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Also known as: Kinross / RFC South Kilduff
County: Perth and Kinross
Current Status: Unknown (location not known)
Date: October 1916 - February 1918 (last known date)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RFC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

Royal Aircraft Factory BE2 and BE12 variants fighters of No 77 Squadron initially had South Kilduff available to them as a Home Defence landing ground during World War One. The unit switched to using Avro 504Ks at the beginning of 1918, these aircraft still remaining in service when the airfield was notified for relinquishment shortly before the end of fighting.

 

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Kinross Model Flying Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 36 Sqn
  • No 77 Sqn
Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Turnhouse

Home Defence Flight Station(s):

New Haggerston / Penston / Whiteburn

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