Albemarle Barracks, Ouston, one weekend in May, 1994. Brought a Mk9 Lynx up from Dishforth to do some training with Newcastle-based 201 Field Hospital, TA. The hospital was set up inside the remaining hangar.
Lots of beds, lots of nurses..................
They probably copied the 'pongo' spelling
just to let you lads know im visitng raf ouston/albermarle barracks tomoz. anyone want to know anything or any pictures and i see what i can do
Good site for info on Northumberland airfields, loads of which I was unaware of.
The last picture in post #1 is of the Ouston TACAN beacon which I used to service occasionaly during 1972-1974
Some pictures around OUSTON in 2006
All pictures are on FLICKR
First some of the ones on the Operations BlockRAF OUSTON
Former RAF airfield, now Army barracks.
WWII Operations Block
WWII Small Arms Ammunition Magazine
WWII Control Tower
Overnight Parking Area.
Small Arms Ammunition Magazine
The sun was very bright!
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