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Our May 1st meeting features a presentation by John Simpson. We take a fascinating look at the Dambusters Raid, looking at true accounts of things that did not appear in the famous 1950’s feature film. The survival of three crew … Continue reading
Housing Development on Lympne Airfield – a Call to Arms! Our Airfield has been sold to the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government under the name of ‘Homes England’ for housing as part of its drive to bury … Continue reading
This is an urgent notice for all residents of Lympne concerning major Housing Development on Lympne Airfield. The Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has set up a quango/business which it has called ‘Homes England’ complete with Government money … Continue reading
The March 6th presentation by John Simpson was another well attended meeting as the story of Amy Johnson, was told and illustrated with over a hundred photographs. Recent discoveries of more flights made from Lympne were interwoven into her … Continue reading
The March 6th presentation by John Simpson will tell the story of Amy Johnson, probably the biggest name associated with our airfield. Recent studies have discovered more flights made from Lympne than were previously known about, which will be included. We will look … Continue reading
Our January 2nd meeting was presented by David Goldsmith who told the Silver City Airways story from 1948 to 1954 at Lympne and their subsequent life at Ferryfield (Lydd) carrying cars across to Le Touquet until 1971. Many great images of the Bristol Freighter … Continue reading
Our meeting on November 7th was our best attended ever as we welcomed former Halifax and Lancaster pilot Henry Shackleton to tell his story of flying heavy bombers in WW2, being shot down over Berlin and incarceration in Stalag Luft … Continue reading
Our next meeting on November 7th welcomes former Halifax and Lancaster pilot Henry Shackleton who will present his fascinating talk entitled Henry’s War. His early Air Force career was taken up with learning to fly and instructing others to fly in Canada. … Continue reading
On a very wet night on September 5th, Tony Moor presented the story of Florence Mary Morris-Davies, a very successful lady pilot of the CPFC. Born in London, the daughter of the 3rd Baronet of Rochester, Mary as she … Continue reading
Our next meeting on September 5th, is hosted by Tony Moor who will tell the story of Florence Mary Morris-Davies, a very successful lady pilot of the CPFC in a male dominated world. November’s meeting features a talk by WW2 Lancaster pilot Henty Shackleton from Elham. All meetings start at 7.30pm sharp. Please feel free to enjoy our continuing celebration of our Airfield in the wonderful surroundings of, Lympne Castle’s East Bar. There is no charge. Thanks to our generous hosts Richard and Rod at the castle. For more information please contact: John Simpson 01303 265078 Email: email@example.com Web: www.lympneairfield.com