Bruntingthorpe Airfield, Leicester, LE17 5QS

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After the Twilight Run on Saturday 9th November we found a black digital camera on the grass. It contains shots of the evening event, and if its yours could you contact us with identification.

Dates for your diary

  • Sunday 25th May - Cold War Jets Spring Open Day
  • TBA July - LPG Lightning 60th Anniversay Day
  • Sunday 24th August - Cold War Jets Late Summer Open Day
  • Saturday 1st November - LPG Twilight Run


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Fantastic new exclusive Lightning DVD contains unique on board footage of the Lightning Scramble Runs.
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Lightnings at Binbrook Vol 15 DVD and Lightnings at Binbrook Vol 16 DVD

Two new DVD's

Lightnings at Binbrook Vol 15. Featuring Exercise Elder Forest April 1988.

Lightnings at Binbrook Vol 16. 11 Sqn 9-Ship April 88, plus Exercise Hammer
May 88.

New Q-Shed Scramble photos by David Evans

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LPG eStore Latest offer

Empire of the Clouds

The story of when Britain's aircraft ruled the World. Price per copy £25 inc p&p.

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More books


The Lightning Boys 2

Lightning Boys 2 - More true tales from pilots and crew of the English Electric Lightning - Richard Pike

We are fortunate to be able to offer a limited quantity of signed copies by ex-Lightning pilots.

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The Lightning Boys

We have managed to obtain the last few copies of the "Lightning Boys" intial print run. Price per copy £25 inc p&p.

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Special Offers

  • Lightning F6
    Desk Model

    Originally available from Royal Hampshire and out of production for many years the LPG has re-commissioned this quality model. Length 9cm x 6.5cm wingspan x 6.5cm high including stand.

  • Lightning F6, Binbrook Flagship, XR 728/JS, LTF

    This limited edition model of our jet includes an exclusive card signed by Group Captain John Spencer, XR728's pilot and RAF Binbrook Station Commander.

  • Lightning F6, XR770/AA,
    5 Sqn, 1987

    We are down to the last few of this limited edition model.


  • Stewart Scott: English Electric Lightning-Volume 2

    English Electric Lightning by Stewart Scott. "The Lightning Force", Volume 2 of the definitive history of the Lightning. Our stocks are very low.

  • English Electric Lightning by Tim McLelland

    Published July 2009 by Ian Allan. 224 pages with colour and B/W photos.


  • Lightnings at Warton
    Vol 1

  • Lightnings at Warton
    Vol 2

  • Lightnings at Binbrook
    Vol 13

  • Lightnings at Binbrook
    Vol 14