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Radcliffe-on-Trent

Major
Also known as: RFC Radcliffe-on-Trent / Shelford
County: Nottinghamshire
Current Status: Unknown (location not known)
Date: October 1916 - 25 November 1916 (relinquished)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RFC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

Various fighter types of No 38 Squadron initially had Radcliffe-on-Trent available to them as a Home Defence landing ground during 1916, gradually being replaced from September of that year by Royal Aircraft Factory FE2bs. The ground at this airfield was however soon deemed unsatisfactory and led to the airfield being quickly relinquished.

 

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Radcliffe-on-Trent Parish Council
  • Radcliffe-on-Trent Library

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 38 Sqn

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