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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
(click on image to enlarge) Our meeting on July 18th will be presented by David Goldsmith, who will tell the story of the Cinque Ports Flying Club formed between the wars and spent many years at Lympne before eventually transferring … Continue reading
Lympne Airfield History Society Our meeting on July 18th will be presented by David Goldsmith, who will tell the story of the Cinque Ports Flying Club formed between the wars and spent many years at Lympne before eventually transferring … Continue reading
Our meeting on May 2nd will be presented by John Simpson, who will tell the true events of two RAF WW2 legends; Douglas Bader and Roger Bushell and their connections with Lympne Airfield. Both shot down Spitfire pilots, and … Continue reading
Over thirty people attended our presentation by Betty Black on the life of Skyways as a Lympne based airline from 1955 to 1974. Betty’s presentation was well illustrated with many colour photographs of all aspects of the era. The first … Continue reading
Lympne Airfield History Society Our meeting on March 14th welcomes Betty Black who worked for Skyways/Dan Air at Lympne from 1968 until 1974 when the airline moved to Lydd. Betty will present her experiences of those times with many images being shown to demonstrate what a busy enjoyable time it was for her. Part of the ground staff, Betty went on to say it was a great time for aviation and that locals will be surprised to hear just what used to happen at Lympne in those days. Other presentation subjects to come this year will include Douglas Bader & Roger Bushell at Lympne, Silver City and more stories from the Second World War. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.lympneairfield.com