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Also known as: Manby Aerodrome / 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
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No 1 Air Armament School at Manby during the Second World War. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association/Parker

RAF Manby Siskin Cres MQs 12 March 1987.BMP

A brochure for the sale of airfield buildings at Manby, 1987. Courtesy of Welbeck Estate Group

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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