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Lympne Airfield History Society

      Despite clashing with the England v Columbia football match our July meeting was attended by over twenty people and enjoyed by all as David Goldsmith took us through the life of Charles Lindbergh and his many visits … Continue reading

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Lympne Airfield History Society

Our July 3rd presentation is by David Goldsmith who will focus on Charles Lindbergh’s years in Kent and will also cover his Air Mail flying and the world famous 33 hour nonstop solo flight from New York to Paris in … Continue reading

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Lympne Airfield History Society

Our May 1st meeting was another well attended evening enjoyed by all as John Simpson to ok us through a fascinating look at the Dambusters Raid, looking at true accounts of things that did not appear in the famous 1950’s … Continue reading

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Lympne Airfield History Society

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

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Lympne Airfield

  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

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New threat to the Airfield

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

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Lympne Airfield History Society

  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

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Lympne Airfield History Society

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

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Lympne Airfield History Society

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

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Lympne Airfield History Society

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

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