united kingdom Metropolitan Communications Squadron

Royal Air Force


MCS :

1944 to 1969    




Created Apr 1944 by redesignating 510 Squadron, at Hendon. Disbanded Jul 1948.

Reformed 1 Mar 1955, still at Hendon but moved to RAF Northolt on 4 Nov 1957. Amongst other fixed wing communications aircraft, the unit operated the Sycamore from 1958, until it became 32 Squadron on 3 Feb 1969.

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Locations

YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1957/69RAF NortholtEGWU
1955/57Hendon
1944/48Hendon
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YearsModels
1958/69Type 171 Sycamore



Construction Numbers for MCS Help Us

C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
13474 Type 171 Sycamore 1957 XL829 : HR.14 dd Dec 1957. Khormaksar SAR Flt until Mar 1964, returned to UK aboar+
- XL829 : In storage at Bristol City Museum from Dec 1971. To Bristol Industrial Mus+
: To IHM Weston-super-Mare in Oct 2007


1 serials found for MCS


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