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College of Aeronautics

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May 1962.
July 1962.

1946 Formed as the College of Aeronautics, on the former Royal Air Force base of RAF Cranfield, which opened in 1937.

1967 the college presented the Privy Council with a petition for the grant of a Royal Charter along with a draft charter for a new institution to be called Cranfield Institute of Technology.

See also Advanced School of Automobile Engineering and the Cranfield Work Study School

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