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Ratcliffe (Leicester)

Also known as: RAF Ratcliffe / Ratcliife Aerodrome
County: Leicestershire
Current Status: Farmland
Date: 6 September 1930 - 31 March 1950
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Prominent People: Sir Lindsay Everard
Aircraft Roles: Aircraft ferrying / General aviation

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/12/2016):

  • Ratcliffe College

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Leicester Model Aero Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 6 FPP
  • C.D. Barnard Air Tours Ltd
  • Leicestershire Aero Club

The opening of Ratcliffe Aerodrome, 1930. Courtesy of British Pathé

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