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RAF Coningsby

Last modified: 07 Dec 2016
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Country: United Kingdom    Region: Lincolnshire

Locale: Coningsby

Latitude: 53° 4' 59" N     Longitude: -1° 51' 0" E

Area use / Military Branches: Active

 
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RAF Coningsby. A former WW2 bomberbase. After WW2 continued this role hosting Vulcan bombers before reroling to Fighter Command. Then becoming an F4 Phantom fighter and trainingbase for more than 20 years. Then continuing its role for PanaviaTornado F3's. Coningsby was the first RAF base operating Eurofighter Typhoons.

Current: Typhoon Main Operating Base (MOB) and home to
- 2 front line, combat ready squadrons operating Typhoon Eurofighters;
- Typhoon OCU,
- 29 (Reserve) Sq and 41 (Reserve) Test & Evaluation Sq
- RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

Phantom II http://www.combataircraft.com/en/Military-Aircraft/Boeing/F-4-Phantom-II/
Tornado AD http://www.combataircraft.com/en/Military-Aircraft/Panavia/Tornado-ADV/
Typhoon http://www.combataircraft.com/en/Military-Aircraft/Eurofighter/EF-2000-Typhoon/

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