RAF Coningsby is a fighter base located in Lincolnshire, hosting 228 ocu’s Phantoms from 1968 joined by 111 squadrons air defense Phantoms in 1974. These were replaced by 29 squadron’s ¬†Tornado F3’s in 1987, joined by 5 squadron in 1988. These were subsequently replaced by the Typhoons of 17 squadron in 2007. The base is currently home to 4 Typhoon squadrons, Nos 3[F], XI, 29[R] and 41[R]TES. Coningsby has also been the home of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight since 1976.

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