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Lyneham

Major
Also known as: 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

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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