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Thrapston

Major
Also known as: RFC Thrapston
County: Northamptonshire
Current Status: Unknown (location not known)
Date: 1 October 1916 - 24 March 1917 (relinquished)
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 Thrapston available to them as a Home Defence landing ground during World War One. The airfield was given up due to the food shortage situation affecting Britain at the time and tactical reasons.

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 75 Sqn

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