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    Richard, did you get any photos from the recent trip around the site with sgtgrech? Be great to see them

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    Richard, did you get any photos from the recent trip around the site with sgtgrech? Be great to see them
    IMG_5119.JPGClockwise, south side dispersal pens, Blister hangars, bulk petrol instillation, aviation & flight offices.
    IMG_5123.JPG Blister hangar base and earth (stone) travers.
    IMG_5127.JPG Watch office/Control Tower FCW4514.
    IMG_5135.JPG Flying control indicator showing up in the dry grass.

    IMG_5137.JPG The back door.

    IMG_5131.JPG Bulk petrol instillation aviation the second one.
    IMG_5130.JPG North side fighter dispersals.

    Untitled_Panorama1.jpg One half of a fighter pen 11070/40
    IMG_5168.JPG Static water tank (Local) there are many around here.
    IMG_5190.JPG North/south runway meeting the perimeter track.

    IMG_5194.JPG Any ideas ????

    IMG_5210.JPG MG & Cannon test butts 12312/40 with a level parking area for a fighter with tie downs.

    IMG_5222.JPG Bellman shed (hangar) 5498/36.

    Charmy Down Plan[small].jpg
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    IMG_5135b&W800.jpgFiddling with Photoshop

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    Airfield Defence Pillbox,
    RAF Charmy Down.



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    Bulk Fuel Installation (Aviation) At RAF Charmy Down.


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    Control Tower & Battle HQ Cupola At RAF Charmy Down.
    Watch Office For Night Fighter Stations, FCW4514, Under A Leaden Autumn Sky.




    Airman's Mess & Institute At RAF Charmy Down.



    Imflammables Store At RAF Charmy Down



    Standby Set House At RAF Charmy Down,With Later Breeze Block Addition.



    The Officer's Mess At RAF Charmy Down.
    Not Very Grand Compared To Some, But As This Airfield Was Only Active During WWII, All Of The Buildings Were Of 'Temporary Brick' Construction.


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    What would the tall structure be behind the Officer's mess?

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    Water tower and chimney.

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    Default Re: Watch Office for Night Fighter Stations

    Quote Originally Posted by ranger View Post
    Hi Guys
    What is the structure on the Charmy Down tower roof, the tower at Ibsley had something similar in wartime photographs. regards Ranger
    It's the Aldis Lamp Signalling Penthouse

    http://www.airfieldinformationexchan...ll=1#post19171

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    Interesting.. thanks!

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