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Stretton-under-Fosse

Major
Also known as: RFC Stretton-under-Fosse / Rugby / Stretton-under-Fosse Landing Ground
County: Warwickshire
Current Status: Unknown (location not known)
Date: 1916 - May 1917
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RFC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

Royal Aircraft Factory FE2b fighters of No 38 Squadron had Stretton-under-Fosse available to them as a Home Defence landing ground during World War One.

 

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 30/04/2019):

  • Stretton-under-Fosse Parish Council
  • Stretton-under-Fosse Village Hall - where memorial plaque sited

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 38 Sqn

Photographs of the plaque at Stretton-under-Fosse, 2019. Courtesy of Kiley Brown and Stretton-under-Fosse Parish Council.

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Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Buckminster / Leadenham / Wittering (Stamford)

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