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Bicester

Major
Also known as: RAF Bicester / RFC Bicester
County: Oxfordshire
Current Status: Aviation / Housing / Industry
Date: 1917 - 31 March 1976; subsequent limited use to present
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF / RFC

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Atalanta Motors
  • Auto Wax Works
  • Bicester Heritage
  • Bicester Local History Society
  • Bicester Town Council
  • BMP Blasters
  • Bomber Command Heritage
  • Classic Oils
  • Classic Performance Engineering
  • Harry Fraser Vehicle Upholstery
  • Historic Promotions Ltd
  • Historit
  • Kingsbury Racing Shop Ltd
  • Legends Automotive Ltd
  • The MG Automobile Company
  • The Motor Shed Ltd
  • Pendine Historic Cars Limited
  • Retrotech (Retro Technologies Limited)
  • Robert Glover Ltd
  • Ryan Edwards Exhaust Fabrication Ltd
  • St Laurence's Church, Caversfield
  • Vintage Car Radiator Company
  • Vintage Magnetos

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • The Trout

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 2 Gp Pool

  • No 2 Sqn

  • No 3 MU

    No 5 Sqn

  • No 7 Gp Comms Flight

    No 12 Sqn

    No 13 OTU

    No 33 Sqn

  • No 34 Air Stores Park

    No 40 (Maintenance) Group

  • No 44 TDS

  • No 44 TS

    No 48 Sqn

    No 71 MU

    No 90 Sqn

  • No 92 Gp Comms Flight

    No 100 Sqn

    No 101 Sqn

    No 104 Sqn

    No 108 Sqn

    No 142 Sqn

    No 144 Sqn

    No 217 Sqn

  • No 246 MU

  • No 282 MU

  • No 307 FTU

  • No 420 Repair & Salvage Unit
  • No 1442 (Ferry Training) Flight

  • No 1551 Beam Approach Calibration Flight

  • Beam Approach Calibration Flight

  • Bicester Gliding Centre
  • Cranfield University GC 
  • Ferry Training Flight

  • Signals Development Unit

  • Oxford UAS

  • Oxford University GC
  • Transport Command Parachute Servicing Unit

  • Windrushers GC

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