FSX/P3D – Advanced Landing Ground A-1. This freeware scenery package attempts to represent Advanced Landing Ground A-11 of the US 9th AAF. ALG A-11 was one of 29 Advanced Landing Grounds that dotted the Cotentin Peninsula. Known as Advanced Landing Ground “A-11”, the airfield consisted of a single 5000′ (1500 m) Square-Mesh Track/Compressed Earth runway aligned 05/23. In addition, tents were used for billeting and also for support facilities; an access road was built to the existing road infrastructure; a dump for supplies, ammunition, and gasoline drums, along with a drinkable water and minimal electrical grid for communications and station lighting. [Excerpted from Wikipedia]. Construction was started on July 27th, 1944. The initial operational date was August 6th, 1944 as the airfield was vacated by September 5th, 1944.

By Terry Flemming

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