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    Petrie Airfield Queensland Australia
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80th FS c1942
Location
Located just north of Brisbane. Located to the south of the North Pine River at Petrie-Strathpine. Also known as Petrie Field.

Construction
Built as a fighter airfield used by U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) , Royal Air Force (RAF) and Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).

Allied units based at Petrie Airfield
U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF)

8th FG, 80th FS (P-39, P-400) May 10, 1942–July 20, 1942 12 Mile Drome
Royal Air Force (RAF)
549 Squadron (Spitfire) Lawnton/ Strathpine Dec 1943 - July 1944
548 Squadron (Spitfire) Lawnton/ Strathpine Dec 1943 - July 1944
Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)
83 Squadron (Boomerang
12 Squadron (Vengence)

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Last Updated
April 7, 2020

 

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