RAF BURNASTON/DERBY MUNICIPAL AIRPORT

Burnaston 1aBUR 1 photos via Barry Davidson

RAF Burnaston a

BUR2  De Havilland Canada Chipmunks on the flight line. The tower is on the right hand end of the hangar. John Douglas tells us that “September 1952 – RAF Burnaston was home to No. 3 Basic Flying Training School flying DH Chipmunks – the instructors were civilian…….”

Burnaston 2a

BUR3 its all now a Toyota factory

BUR4 Dave Smith sent in this photo below of another Dakota at Derby, with the later post WW2 Tower in view. It looks quite substantial until you see the following photo

Burnaston early 1960s - Copy

Burnaston ctb

BUR5 Burnaston CTB via Barry Davidson

 

 

 

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  1. September 1952 – RAF Burnaston was home to No. 3 Basic Flying Training School flying DH Chipmunks – the instructors were civilian…….MJD

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