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Hendon

Major
Also known as: RAF Hendon / RAF Museum London / RFC Hendon / RNAS Hendon / USAAF Station 575
County: Greater London
Current Status: Housing / Museum
Date: 1 October 1910 - 7 November 1957 (closed to flying)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC / RNAS / Civil

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Grahame-White Aviation Company

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Aircraft Delivery Flight

  • No 1 Camouflage Unit

  • No 1 Radio Fitting Unit

  • 18th Wing School of Instruction

  • No 19 RS

  • No 24 Sqn

  • No 29 TS

  • No 50 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 91 (Forward) Staging Post

  • No 116 Sqn

  • No 116 (Transport) Wing

  • No 142 GS

  • No 248 Sqn

  • No 257 Sqn

  • No 271 Sqn

  • No 504 Sqn

  • No 510 Sqn

  • No 512 Sqn

  • No 575 Sqn

  • No 600 Sqn

  • No 601 Sqn

  • No 604 Sqn

  • No 611 Sqn

  • No 617 GS

  • No 661 Sqn

  • No 1316 (Dutch Comms) Flight

  • No 1316 (Transport) Flight

  • No 1416 (Reconnaissance) Flight

  • No 1697 (Air Delivery Letter Service) Flight

  • No 1958 Reserve AOP Flight

  • Allied Flight

  • Blenheim Conversion Flight

  • FASRON-200

  • Home Communication Flight

  • Metropolitan Communication Sqn

  • RAF Antarctic Flight

  • The King's Flight

"Hendon, First aerial post. Mr Hamel leaves Hendon with his letter bags", 1911. Courtesy of British Pathé

RAF display at Hendon, 1937. Courtesy of British Pathé

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