A little information about Lympne Airfield…
Lympne Airfield is of great historical importance to the birth of military and civil aviation and the development of light aircraft through the Lympne Trials in the nineteen twenties. Air racing, record breaking, international long distance flying and the Lympne Trials saw the important aircraft manufacturers and designers of the day compete here in the 1920’s.
Through two world wars Lympne saw intense activity as a base defending this country, playing a major part in all significant chapters of the war in Western Europe. After WW2 commercial services and parachute training centred on Lympne until 1981.
Learn more about Lympne Airfield on the history page.