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    Petrie Airfield Queensland Australia

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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
Wartime fighter airfield used by USSAF, RAF and RAAF.

USAAF based at Petrie Airfield
80th Fighter Squadron (P-39, P-400) May 10 - July 20, 1942 12-Mile
RAF units based at Petrie Airfield
549 Squadron (Spitfire) Lawnton/ Strathpine Dec 1943 - July 1944
548 Squadron (Spitfire) Lawnton/ Strathpine Dec 1943 - July 1944
RAAF units based at Petrie Airfield
83 Squadron (Boomerang
12 Squadron (Vengence)

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Last Updated
December 30, 2013

 

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