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Catterick

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Much-loved 1945 war film The Way To The Stars was shot at Catterick, the famous opening tracking shot of the now abandoned airfield a belatedly added device used to reflect how World War Two had come to an end in Europe as well as provide visual hints as to how the story would develop.

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Also known as: Marne Barracks / RAF Catterick / RFC Catterick
County: North Yorkshire
Current Status: Army barracks
Date: September 1914 - 30 June 1994
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RAF (Czech) / RAF (Norwegian) / RAF (Polish) / RCAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved

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

  • Catterick HIVE
  • Catterick Library
  • Catterick Parish Council

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Darlington & District Motor Club

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Main unit(s) present:

  • No 3 Aircraft Delivery Flight

  • No 6 RAS

  • No 6 RS

  • No 6 TS

  • No 7 AACU

  • No 14 RAS

  • No 14 RS

  • No 14 TS

  • No 17 Sqn

    No 26 Sqn

  • No 35 MU

  • No 37 RS

    No 41 Sqn

    No 46 TS

    No 49 TDS

  • No 52 RS

    No 52 TS

    No 53 Sqn

    No 54 Sqn

    No 63 Sqn

    No 64 Sqn

  • No 68 RS

    No 68 Sqn

  • No 69 TS

    No 76 Sqn

  • No 83 (Canadian) RS

  • No 88 (Canadian) RS

    No 115 Sqn

    No 118 Sqn

    No 122 Sqn

    No 130 Sqn

    No 131 Sqn

    No 134 Sqn

    No 145 Sqn

    No 219 Sqn

    No 222 Sqn

    No 256 Sqn

    No 306 Sqn

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    No 331 Sqn

    No 332 Sqn

    No 401 Sqn

    No 403 Sqn

    No 504 Sqn

    No 600 Sqn

    No 609 Sqn

  • No 645 GS

  • No 645 VGS

  • No 1472 (AAC) Flight

  • No 1489 (Fighter) Gunnery Flight

  • No 1490 (Fighter) Gunnery Flight

  • No 2701 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2703 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2729 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2736 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2742 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2757 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2773 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2777 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2798 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2800 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2806 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2809 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • RAF Film Unit

Satellite(s):

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