Royal Air Force Station Binbrook


Flying units of this station


12 Squadron RAF

July 1940 - July 1943
Fairey Battle. Vickers Wellington.

142 Squadron RAF

July 1940 - December 1942
Fairey Battle. Vickers Wellington.

460 Squadron RAAF

May 1943 - July 1945
Avro Lancaster

1481(B) Gunnery Flight RAF

May 1943 - February 1944 disbanded
Miles Martinet. Westland Lysander. Vickers Wellington.

12 Squadron RAF

September 1945 - July 1959
Avro Lancaster. Avro Lincoln. English Electric Canberra.

9 Squadron RAF

April 1946 - December 1959
Avro Lancaster. Avro Lincoln. English Electric Canberra.

101 Squadron RAF

April 1946 - January 1957 disbanded
Avro Lancaster. Avro Lincoln. English Electric Canberra.

617 Squadron RAF

April 1946 - December 1955 disbanded
Avro Lancaster. Avro Lincoln. English Electric Canberra.

50 Squadron RAF

August 1952 - January 1956
English Electric Canberra.

109 Squadron RAF

January 1956 - January 1957 disbanded
English Electric Canberra.

139 Squadron RAF

January 1956 - December 1959
English Electric Canberra.

01 January 1960 - 31 May 1962 station closed


June 1962 station re-opened as Fighter Command


64 Squadron RAF

June 1962 - April 1965
Gloster Javelin.

Central Fighter Establishment RAF

October 1962 - January 1966 disbanded
Hawker Hunter. English Electric Lightning.

Fighter Command Trials Unit RAF

February 1966 - June 1967 disbanded
English Electric Lightning.

85 Squadron RAF

May 1965 - January 1972
Gloster Meteor. English Electric Canberra.

5 Squadron RAF

October 1965 - December 1987
English Electric Lightning.

11 Squadron RAF

March 1972 - June 1988
English Electric Lightning.

Lightning Training Flight RAF

October 1975 - April 1987 disbanded
English Electric Lightning.

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