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South Cerney

Also known as: Duke of Gloucester Barracks / RAF South Cerney
County: Gloucestershire
Current Status: Army barracks / Aviation
Date: 16 August 1937 - 1 July 1971
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF
Aircraft Roles: Trainer

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

  • Driffield Parish Council
  • South Cerney Parish Council

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Cirencester and District Model Aircraft Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Initial Training School

  • No 2 FTS

  • No 3 FTS

    No 3 (P) AFU

    No 3 SFTS

  • No 15 SFTS

  • No 23 Gp Comms Flight

    No 23 (Training) Group

  • No 27 Gp Comms Flight

    No 625 GS

    No 625 VGS

  • No 1519 BAT Flight

  • No 1539 BAT Flight

    Air Crew Allocation Unit

    Aircrew Officer Training School

  • Aircrew Transit Unit

  • CFS

  • CFS (Basic)

  • Flying Training Command Instructors School

  • Helicopter Comms Flight

  • Primary Flying Sqn

  • School of Instructional Technique

Relief Landing Ground(s):

Babdown FarmBiburyCharmy DownChedworthLong NewntonLulsgate BottomMoreton VallenceSouthrop

Decoy Airfield(s):

Ashton Keynes

Associated Airfield(s):


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