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Even if our airfields were used for just one day, their influence has frequently proved phenomenal. One young visitor taken here on that day by his grandmother later became one of Britain's greatest pilots: Duncan Simpson, Hawker's Chief Test Pilot who played such as massive part in the development of such vital aircraft as the Harrier jump-jet fighter.

Also known as: Morangie
County: Highland
Current Status: Unknown (location not known)
Date: 17 May 1934 - 17 May 1934
Current Use: Disused
Used By: Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: General aviation

Sir Alan Cobham mounted one of his National Aviation Day displays near the town on 17 May 1934.


The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/12/2015):

  • Tain Library
  • Tain Through Time
  • The Royal Burgh of Tain Community Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • National Aviation Displays Ltd

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