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Manby

Major
Also known as: RAF Manby
County: Lincolnshire
Current Status: Farmland / Offices / Showground
Date: August 1938 - 1 April 1974; subsequent minor use
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved
Aircraft Roles: Trainer

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

  • American Trailers (UK) Ltd
  • B&T Lighting
  • Clarriots HomeCare Ltd
  • East Lindsey District Council
  • ETC Stores Ltd t/a Kids Party Shop
  • Great and Little Carlton Parish Council
  • Grimoldby & Manby Parish Council
  • Intercounty Supplies
  • Legbourne Parish Council
  • Lincsprint
  • Locksley Christian School
  • Louth Library
  • Lumineux
  • Niche Marketing
  • The Lancaster Inn

Main Unit(s) Present:

  • No 1 Air Armament School

  • No 25 (Flying Training) Group

  • No 25 Gp Comms Flight

  • Empire Air Armament School
  • RAF College of Air Warfare
  • RAF Flying College

Footage of Manby, c. 2013. Courtesy of LincolnshireFindings

The former Officer's Mess at Manby, c. 2013. Courtesy of LincolnshireFindings

Satellite(s):

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