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Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre
Heath Farm
North Rauceby
Cranwell

Sleaford
Lincolnshire

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This visitor centre lies close to the site of the airfield and the Royal Air Force College, Cranwell at Heath Farm, off the A17 on the minor road to North and South Rauceby. An exhibition depicts the history of the college which became the first military air academy in the world when it opened on 5th February 1920. Since then, many distinguished aviators have graduated from the college including Sir Frank Whittle, pioneer of the jet engine

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Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes - Groups of 10 - 50
Admission Price: Free

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