Unit History: RN Air Station Inskip

RN Air Station Inskip
RNAS Inskip or as it was otherwise known HMS Nightjar is a former Fleet Air Arm airfield near the village of Inskip, Lancashire, England. The site today is still owned by the Royal Navy and is now home to DCSA Radio Inskip, a tri-service communication centre. Most of the communications that happen there are low frequency radio communications to submarines. The current station has four 600 feet high aerials and several other smaller aerials.
The runway was demolished in the 1970s. The tarmac from it was used to build the M55 motorway, from which the aerials can be clearly seen. Today only the smaller taxiways exist as proof of the airfield’s former existence

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