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Desford (Leicester) (Peckleton)

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Also known as: RAF Desford / RFC Peckleton
County: Leicestershire
Current Status: Industry
Date: October 1916 - 1953
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: General aviation / Trainer

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

  • Caterpillar UK
  • Desford Parish Council
  • Peckleton Parish Council

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Reid & Sigrist

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 3 AONS

  • No 3 CANS

  • No 5 Basic FTS

  • No 7 E&RFTS

  • No 7 EFTS

  • No 7 RFS

  • No 9 MU

  • No 44 GS

  • No 664 Sqn

  • No 1969 Reserve AOP Flight

  • Leicester Aero Club

Relief Landing Ground(s):

Braunstone

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