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Number of posts : 817
Age : 65
Localisation : Limavady, N.I.
Cap Badge : R.E.M.E.
Places Served : Arborfield (Basic training), S.E.M.E. Bordon (Trade training), Barnard Castle, Hemer, Belfast (Emergency Tour), Londonderry, Munster, Brunei, Hong Kong
Registration date : 2008-04-06

PostSubject: RAF Schleswig   15/6/2008, 23:17

Details have been added to the RAF Schleswig page on the main site with the kind permission of Peter Pickering of:-

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Number of posts : 139
Age : 71
Localisation : Between Hannover and Herford, off all main routes
Cap Badge : Not even a reservist now - have been Pborn3
Places Served : Oswestry 1965, Paderborn to 1971, NE Dist, Munsterlager from 1974, Sennelager (1976 to 2012)
Registration date : 2016-12-16

PostSubject: Re: RAF Schleswig   16/12/2016, 15:04

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Schleswig: Air Base
Jagel, RAF Schleswigland

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Grid Coordinates: N542735 E0093101 (WGS84) Google Maps
Elevation: 73 ft
Location Indicator: DEJG (195x), EDCS (196x-1995), ETNS (1995-)
Operator: RAF, GNY, GAF
Schleswig has been built in the 1930s as a Luftwaffe airbase (Fliegerhorst). After the end of the war in 1945, the Royal Air Force took over the field. In the late 1950s, Jagel was returned to German administration and became a naval aviation base, used by Marinefliegergeschwader 1 (Naval Wing 1). In 1994, Jagel became a German Air Force base and home of the Aufklärungsgeschwader 51 (Reconnaissance Wing 51), which was later renamed to Taktisches Luftwaffengeschwader 51 (Tactical Air Force Wing 51).
In the 1950s:
Royal Air Force base. The airfield had the characteristical installations for RAF airfields like a red identification beacon with morse code and an Eureka beacon.
Identification beacon with morse code SD.
No night flying facilities.
Radio Beacons
Eureka: 225R, 235T "SD", at field
Radio Communication
Approach 109.8
Tower 107.82, 109.8, 131.58, 117.9
VHF direction finder
In the 1980s:
05/23: 2439 m x 30 m Asphalt
08/26: 2094 m x 45 m Asphalt
Radio Beacons
TACAN: CH 55 "SWG", at field
Airfields in the vicinity
157°/4km Kropp: Airfield
117°/6km Brekendorf: Highway Strip
037°/8km Schleswig: Seaplane Base, Auf der Freiheit-Kaserne Helipad
175°/16km Hohn: Air Base (Rendsburg)
154°/17km Rendsburg: Rüdel-Kaserne Helipad (Feldwebel-Schmid-Kaserne)
282°/17km Wester-Ohrstedt: Materialdepot Helipad
345°/19km Bollingstedt: Highway Strip (Notlandeplatz NLP)
153°/20km Rendsburg: Eider-Kaserne Helipad
248°/20km Hude: Hawk-Site Helipad
329°/21km Eggebek: Air Base (Langstedt)
243°/24km Seeth: Stapelholmer Kaserne Helipad
285°/25km Husum: Air Base (Schwesing)
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Number of posts : 785
Age : 69
Localisation : near Cuxhaven
Cap Badge : Royal Signals + Royal Engineers
Places Served : Verden-Aller + Willich + Iserlohn + Hameln
Registration date : 2010-02-14

PostSubject: Re: RAF Schleswig   16/12/2016, 18:19

HQ 83 Group RAF with 121 Wing stationed at RAF Schleswigland May 45 to Mar 46

Royal Signals as follows
May 45 –1st Air Formation Signals disbanded Oct 45
Oct 45 – 13th Air Formation Signals from Scheuen north of Celle disbanded Jan 46
Jan 46 – 11th Air Formation Signals formed from 13th Air Formation Signals and remained until moving to Celle Mar 46, when 83 Group merged with 84 Group and 67 Wing Signal Troop of 1 Squadron were then stationed at RAF Schleswigland
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