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Donibristle

Major
Also known as: Dalgety Bay / Donibee / Donibristle Industrial Park / Hillend Industrial Park / HMS Merlin / RAF Donibristle / RFC Donibristle / RNAS Donibristle
County: Fife
Current Status: Industry / Housing
Date: February 1917 - 23 October 1959
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC / RNAS / FAA

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/12/2016):

  • A.B. Prattis & Sons/Eurojet (Scotland) Ltd
  • Ace Motoring Services Ltd
  • Asda Dalgety Bay Superstore
  • BAE Systems
  • Bay Valeting
  • Castleblair Auctions
  • Dalgety Bay and Hillend Community Council
  • Dalgety Bay Business Centre
  • Dalgety Bay Recycling Centre
  • Discounted Office Supplies
  • Dynamic EMS Ltd
  • Farid Hillend Engineering Limited
  • Food 2 Go
  • GAP Dunfermline
  • HT Screenprint Services
  • Ingenico Group - Northern Europe Office
  • Matrix Fife
  • Merlin Network
  • Narvida Ltd
  • Normand & Thomson (Hillend) Ltd
  • Ocean Wheels
  • Payzone
  • Peony Inn - Chinese restaurant
  • R.A. Auto Services
  • Rainbow Nursery
  • Rolls-Royce Dunfermline Site
  • Sashes Venue Styling
  • Sign Plus Ltd
  • SIPS Industries Ltd
  • T.M. Simpson Tractor Service
  • The Drum Garage
  • Unique Flooring Fife
  • Westgarth Auto Services
  • Young Joinery
  • Zenith Events

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 2 AACU 'D' Flight

  • No 16 Gp Practice Flight

  • No 18 (Reconnaissance) Group

  • No 22 Sqn

  • No 29 (Fleet) Group

  • No 36 Sqn

  • No 42 Sqn

  • No 77 Sqn

  • No 100 Sqn

  • No 700 Sqn

  • No 701 Sqn

  • No 739 Sqn

  • No 758 Sqn

  • No 767 Sqn

  • No 769 Sqn

  • No 770 Sqn

  • No 771 Sqn

  • No 780 Sqn

  • No 782 Sqn

  • No 784 Sqn

  • No 800 Sqn

  • No 801 Sqn

  • No 802 Sqn

  • No 803 Sqn

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  • No 820 Sqn

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  • No 860 Sqn

  • No 881 Sqn

  • No 882 Sqn

  • No 884 Sqn

  • No 886 Sqn

  • No 888 Sqn

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  • No 893 Sqn

  • No 1770 Sqn

  • No 1820 Sqn

  • No 1830 Sqn

  • No 1830A Sqn

  • No 1841 Sqn

  • No 1842 Sqn

  • Aircraft Repair Depot

  • Coastal Area Aircraft Depot

  • Fleet Aircraft Acceptance Depot

  • Fleet Aircraft Repair Depot

  • Northern Comms Sqn

  • Torpedo Training Flight

DP_075830.jpg

Aerial view of Donibristle, taken from the south-east, 10 March 2010© Crown Copyright: Historic Environment Scotland. Licensor canmore.org.uk

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Aerial view of Donibristle, taken from the east, 10 March 2010© Crown Copyright: Historic Environment Scotland. Licensor canmore.org.uk

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Plan of Donibristle, c. 1940s. © Royal Navy Research Archive. Click here for more information.

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