(Memories written by members of Forces Reunited)
RAF Idris in 1960
Written by robert woodDid anyone serve at Idris? It seems to be a place people would rather forget, except for the OEA which while not good was preferable to the canned stuff the naafi sold
RAF Idris in 1963
Written by stanley westI was based at RAF Thorney Island, and we spent 10 days or so ever 6 -7 weeks Night Flying at RAF Idris. ( we understood that the Powers that be living in the Chichester Area didnt like the noise of Hastings or Beverleys swanning around in the early hours.
RAF Idris, in 1963
Written by robert devlini was one of those guys who went out on camels for the weekend.the raf idris camel expeditionary group, led by flying officer les fletcher.where is he?
RAF Idris in 1962
Written by Derrick MellasSpent our honeymoon at Idris. Married in the January 1962, off to Idris April. Probably the best 30 months we can remember. Lived just outside married quarters on an olive/orange/peanut farm, owened by Italian wine makers. Lots of samples forthcoming. The Beverleys used to do night flying, they even brought our lovely Fiat 1300 home for us. Do remember one of the Desert rescure team writing to a well nown razor blade company saying his blade had lasted well over a month in the desert. They sent him another months supply. 1 blade