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Brunton Airfield (1942 - 2004)

Brunton Airfield was established in 1942 and used for training fighter pilots in World War 2. After the war it was used as a civil airfield and was home to the Borders Parachute Centre. The airfield closed in 2004. See: Aerial view.

Brunton (Embleton) War in the Air Historic Buildings and Monuments in Beadnell Civil Parish Tughall
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Building on the Disused Brunton Airstrip

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Brunton Airfield
- "Brunton opened in summer 1942 as a satellite field for Milfield for the training of single seat fighter pilots. Approval for the requisition of land had been given during March ...

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