RAF Mildenhall has been one of the main locations for the United States Air Force over the last 70 years,
Despite its name RAF Mildenhall- it primarily supports USAF personnel and has done since the 1950's when the USAF wanted to re-establish a military presence in Europe.
Our company name "Beatrice Carter" comes from our Great-Great-Great Grandmother. She would rent out her properties to US service Personnel during World War II. 70 years later we are continuing her legacy by providing our services.
The Suffolk Archives documents the race that began at RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk (in 1934 it was called "The Aerodrome") and finished in Melbourne, Australia. The race was expected to last 4 days and was a worldwide event. 19 countries in total had to grant flying permission to the planes passing over. In remembrance of the men and women who flew in the race, several Cul De Sacs in Mildenhall are now named after the Pilots. Including the Scottish Husband and Wife team, Jim Mollison and Amy Johnson.
More Information can be found on the Suffolk Archives website at: https://www.suffolkarchives.co.uk/places/a-z-of-suffolk/m-is-for-mildenhall-to-melbourne/