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kevsy21 30-09-2010 20:33

RNAS Burscough (HMS Ringtail),Burscough 9-10
 
Some info of Wikipedia.
Some brief history as its been covered before.

RNAS Burscough (HMS Ringtail) was a former Fleet Air Arm (FAA) naval air station which was situated 1.5 statute miles south-west of the small town of Burscough, Lancashire. The Admiralty acquired 650 acres (2.6 km2) of land in December 1942 and the airfield was built with four runways and several hangars, being commissioned on 1 September 1943.
Four naval hangars still survive in use for non-aviation purposes with the Merseyside Transport Trust. These include 'Pentad' type hangars, and are located on the western edge of the old airfield, most of which has now been turned into an industrial eatate.

This was a permission tour of the hangers with great thanks to the MTTrust lads,who were the perfect hosts giving us an intensive tour.

Explored with Georgie(Thx again m8)

On with the pics

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2086.jpg

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2097.jpg
Inside the red bus
http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2112.jpg

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2115.jpg

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2118.jpg

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2249.jpg

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2228.jpg
Old Ford Prefect stored in this hanger
http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2187.jpg

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2192.jpg
Recently restored and perfect condition
http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2076.jpg

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2094.jpg

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2080.jpg

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2302.jpg

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2305.jpg

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2284.jpg

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2164.jpg

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2237.jpg
Very rare Leyland Comet
http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2246.jpg

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2277.jpg
Old Route 500 Bus(Leyland Tiger)
http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2294.jpg

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2261.jpg

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2263.jpg

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2143.jpg
The old runway
http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/DSCF2311.jpg

georgie 02-10-2010 00:40

another top explore that m8...good stuff

NorthMancBeds 03-10-2010 09:51

that's top. I cant work out what I am into the most, the hangars or the buses!


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