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Camphill (Great Hucklow)

Winch Launch Gliding Site
County: Derbyshire
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 1935
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: General aviation / Trainer

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 30/09/2020):

  • Great Hucklow, Little Hucklow & Grindlow Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 47 EGS / M47 EGS
  • No 47 GS
  • No 146 GS
  • Derbyshire and Lancashire GC

Gliding at Camphill, 1949. Courtesy of British Pathé

The 1954 World Gliding Championship at Camphill. Courtesy of Gliding Heritage Centre Video

The 1954 World Gliding Championship at Camphill. Courtesy of British Pathé

Associated Airfield(s):

Bradwell Edge / Eyam Edge

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