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Finedon

Major
Also known as: RFC Finedon
County: Northamptonshire
Current Status: Unknown (location not known)
Date: January 1917 - July 1917
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RFC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

Royal Aircraft Factory BE2 and BE12 variants fighters of No 75 Squadron had Finedon available to them as a Home Defence landing ground during World War One until the summer of 1918. Thereafter a mixture of especially Avro 504Ks and Bristol F2bs equipped the unit and remained in service after the end of fighting.

Main Unit(s) Present:

  • No 75 Sqn
Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Old Weston / Therfield / Yelling

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