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Syerston

Major
Also known as: RAF Syerston
County: Nottinghamshire
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 1 December 1940
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / RAF (Polish) / RCAF
Prominent People: William Reid / George 'Gus' Walker

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

  • Flintham Parish Council
  • Syerston Parish Meeting

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 FTS

  • No 2 FTS

  • No 5 LFS

  • No 22 FTS

  • No 22 SFTS

  • No 27 Heavy Glider Maintenance Section

  • No 49 Sqn

  • No 56 Base

  • No 61 Con Flight

  • No 61 Sqn

  • No 106 Sqn

  • No 304 Sqn

  • No 305 Sqn

  • No 382 MU

  • No 408 Con Flight

  • No 408 Sqn

  • No 504 Sqn

  • No 643 VGS

  • No 644 VGS

  • No 1331 Heavy Transport CU

  • No 1333 (Transport Support) CU

  • No 1333 Transport Support Training Unit

  • No 1485 (Bombing) Gunnery Flight

  • No 1668 HCU

  • No 1690 (Bomber) Defence Training Flight

  • Air Cadet Central Gliding School

  • Bomber Command Film Flight Unit

  • Central Gliding School

  • Four Countries GC

  • Loughborough Students Union GC
  • Nottingham Air Touring Group

  • RAF Syerston Flying Club

A hangar being demolished at Syerston. Courtesy of Stephen Spiegelhalter

Bomber Command Base Sub-Station(s):

BaldertonFulbeck

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