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Hatston WWII

I was told that this building was a flight simulator (Lynx Trainer?). Photographed just before demolition.
Picture added on 12 August 2007
I dont know what it was, but when i was about 4 or 5 in 1975 some other boys and i climbed in, it was a dark and empty space, they they left me in there and ran off, i was quite scared. I lived at 10 Post Office Houses at the time.
Added by Chris Fotheringhame on 20 September 2008
The flight simulator housed in this building was called a LINK Trainer. See also picture #6643, picture #8678 and picture #12936.
Anonymous comment added on 20 September 2008
This building was not used to house a Link Trainer. Mr Cyril Parks, who worked at Hatston as a Clerk of works tells me that this is just a myth that grew with time. The building was in fact involved with parachutes, and the Liink Trainer building was situated further out on Crowness Road.
Added by Sandy on 21 November 2011
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