For those interested in the original (provisional) design and perimeter boundary of the Hinaidi Cantonment that was drawn up in 1932, I have added it to my website under the 'RAF Hinaidi' tab. I have also included a 2019 Google Maps aerial photograph which shows that most of the roads still exist despite the changes made to the air base since its control was handed over to the Iraqi Air Force in 1961. I have also indicated the location of the Hinaidi RAF Peace cemetery, just inside the perimeter of the Hinaidi cantonment.
The End of an Old Friend
January 14, 2015
6 Squadron Royal Air Force is about to celebrate its 100th birthday, as it was formed on 31st January 1914 at Farnborough. It seemed a good time to st...