Airfield of Week - Grangemouth

Aircraft of Fighter Command on display for the press at Grangemouth in Scotland, 25 April 1941. In the foreground is a Hawker Hurricane Mk I of No 315 (Polish) Squadron; in the background a Bristol Blenheim Mk IF of No 23 Squadron; and overhead, three Supermarine Spitfires of No 58 Operational Training Unit. © IWM (H 9179)


Grangemouth was an important airfield for fighter pilot training during the Second World War. Read more about the whole history of the airfield and see more photographs from Historic Environment Scotland and the Imperial War Museum by clicking here.

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