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Lyneham

Major
Also known as: Lyneham Aerodrome / MOD Lyneham / RAF Lyneham
County: Wiltshire
Current Status: Unknown
Date: 18 May 1940 - 31 December 2012
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Lyneham and Bradenstoke Parish Council
  • RAF Lyneham Old Boys Association

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Ferry Crew Pool

  • No 1 Flight, Ferry Training Unit

  • No 2 Flight, Ferry Training Unit

  • No 3 Flight, Ferry Training Unit

  • No 14 SFTS

  • No 24 Sqn

  • No 30 Sqn

  • No 33 MU

  • No 36 Sqn

  • No 38 Expeditionary Air Wing (Air Transport)

  • No 41 Gp Test Pilots Pool

  • No 47 Sqn

  • No 48 Sqn

  • No 53 Sqn

  • No 70 Sqn

  • No 91 (Forward) Staging Post

  • No 92 (Forward) Staging Post

  • No 93 (Forward) Staging Post

  • No 94 (Forward) Staging Post

  • No 150 Staging Post

  • No 206 Sqn

  • No 216 Sqn

  • No 242 OCU

  • No 242 Sqn

  • No 246 Sqn

  • No 301 FTU

  • No 511 Sqn

  • No 525 Sqn

  • No 1359 (Transport) Flight

  • No 1409 (Long Range Meteorological Reconnaissance) Flight

  • No 1425 (Communication) Flight

  • No 1444 (Ferry Training) Flight

  • No 1445 Flight

  • No 1577 Flight

  • Air Despatch & Reception Unit

  • Casualty Air Evacuation Sqn

  • Hercules Operational Evaluation Unit

  • Lincoln Theseus Experimental Flight

  • Lyneham Transport Wing

  • Moonrakers GC

  • RAF Lyneham Flying Club

Aerial c.1983.jpg

Aerial view of Lyneham airfield, c. 1983. © Dave Welch.

Prisoners of War return home at Lyneham, 1953. Courtesy of British Pathé

De Havilland Comet 4s at Lyneham, 1962. Courtesy of British Pathé

RAF Hercules at Lyneham, 1967. Courtesy of British Pathé

Four C-130 Hercules leave Lyneham for the last time, 1 July 2011. Courtesy of PeteHyde989

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