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Itford Hill

Winch Launch Gliding Site

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Itford Hill was the site of the first British gliding meeting.

County: East Sussex
Current Status: Unknown (precise location not known)
Date: 1922 - 1922
Current Use: Disused
Used By: Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: General aviation

N.B. The map position shown is the approximate known location of the airfield.

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 30/09/2020):

  • Glynde & Beddingham Parish Council

First British Gliding Competition at Itford Hill, 1922. Courtesy of British Pathé

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