Tatenhill

Visitors Centre opens at Tatenhill Airfield

Modular Visitors Centre. Used by the Midlands Air Ambulance Crew. Full Turnkey Solution. Meeting room, Offices, Kitchen, WC Facilities. RAF Tatenhill Airfield is a former Royal Air Force satellite airfield in Tatenhill, Staffordshire. The field was built in 1941 as a satellite for 27 No. Operational Training Units (OTU) at RAF Lichfield. The design was the wartime RAF standard of 3 No. co-intersecting runways, east-west, north-south diagonal. It was used as a bomber crew training field, which continued in varied training functions until 1944. Later, a single engine training unit arrived using the Miles Master aircraft. It was then used by the RAF School of Explosives after the disastrous explosion at nearby RAF Fauld, from October 1945 until January 1947. In 1987, the airfield was taken over by Tatenhill Aviation for General Aviation use and gradually built up to become a viable operation. The Midlands Air Ambulance, currently operating a Eurocopter EC135 helicopter, is also based […]