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    Default Re: Machrihanish / Campbeltown

    Quote Originally Posted by WJT View Post
    It is going to be very tough to make this a viable airport in the current economic conditions. Cornwall were "gifted' St Mawgan, but the council needs to subsidise operations there to the tune of just under £5 million per annum. Today have just read that BMI Baby will cease ops. soon. Not looking good.
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    Default Re: Machrihanish / Campbeltown

    There is a nice little story on For Argyll about a Wren from Machrihanish during WWII and also mentions one of the ranges.

    Decorated WREN honoured at RNAS Yeovilton for WWII Skipness rescue attempt

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    Default Machrihanish Airbase’s mysterious Gaydon Hangar moves from US Navy Seals to farmed fi


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    Default Re: Machrihanish

    Oh dear. More underground silos. I didn't find any when I worked there.

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