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Yelling

Major
Also known as: RFC Yelling / St Neots
County: Cambridgeshire
Current Status: Farmland
Date: 1 October 1916 - October 1917
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RFC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

Royal Aircraft Factory BE2 variants fighters of No 75 Squadron had Yelling available to them as a Home Defence Flight Station during World War One from when the unit formed in October 1916. This airfield closed shortly after the squadron moved to Elmswell in September 1917.

 

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Yelling Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

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

Old Weston / Therfield

Home Defence Landing Ground(s):

Biggleswade / Finedon / Flitwick / Hanslope / Lavendon / Litchborough / Little Staughton I / Moulton / Thaxted / Willian

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