qv = also in Glossary


    • L Type

      1930s hangar type
    • LAA

      Light Aircraft Association (civil organisation); Light Anti-Aircraft (referring to ground defence unit)
    • Laing Hut

      WW2 airfield support building
    • Lamella

      1930s hangar type
    • Landing ground

      Type of airfield, normally equipped with (at most) far fewer facilities
    • LFS

      Lancaster Finishing School
    • LG

      Landing ground [qv]
    • Licensed

      Relating to civil airfields permitted to commercially transport passengers or carry out flying training
    • Logistics Command

      RAF organisation (1994-1999)
    • Loop (hardstanding)

      Parking area for aircraft, shaped as such
    • Lorenz (System)

      Blind landing/beam approach system to assist aircraft to land
    • Lounge

      Waiting area at airport for departing passengers

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