Historic Airfields

RAF Airfields WW2 Part 4

This is RAF Airfields WW2 Part 4. Here we’ll take a look at RAF Cottesmore, situated about 30 miles east of Leicester, RAF Leuchars, located 9 miles south of Dundee in Scotland, RAF Brawdy in western Wales near St. Davids, and RAF Wittering, located about 15 miles northwest of Peterborough. The following video shows the […]

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RAF Airfields WW2 Part 3

So this is RAF Airfields WW2 Part 3. Here we highlight RAF St Athan, some 10 miles southwest of Cardiff, RAF Cranwell, about 18 miles south of Lincoln, and RAF Leeming which is located 25 miles south of Darlington. Please enjoy the following video of the Avro Vilcan XH-558 which was recorded some 25 years […]

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RAF Airfields WW2 Part 2

This is the second post in which we’ll tell you more about RAF airfields used in World War 2. This post is RAF Airfields WW2 Part 2. RAF Thorney Island RAF Thorney Island is a former Royal Air Force base located just over seven miles east of the City of Portsmouth, Hampshire, on England’s southern […]

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RAF Airfields WW2 Part 1

Here, we will tell you a little more about RAF airfields that were used during World War 2. This is RAF Airfields WW2 Part 1. RAF Dishforth RAF Dishforth is located 4 miles East of Ripon in the county of North Yorkshire, England, and just over 30 miles north of the City of Leeds. The […]

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North Weald

North Weald Airfield’s History

North Weald Airfield was established in 1916 to defend the UK and in particular the greater London area, against the WW I German Bomber raids and airship attacks. So let’s check out North Weald Airfield’s History. The following video highlights the arrival of Norwegian 331 Squadron, later followed by their 332 Squadron peers. The following […]

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Midland Air Museum Review

The Midland Air Museum is located just outside of Baginton Village in Warwickshire, Great Britain, close to Coventry Airport. This post is a Midland Air Museum Review. Not so many of the 20 or so founding members of the “Midland Aircraft Preservation Society” that were present at the inaugural meeting on May 24, 1967, would […]

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Historic UK Airfields

The following is a list of all Historic UK Airfields that were used during World War 1 and World War 2 in the United Kingdom. All these fields have official listed status. Check also out this Bicester Air Show “Flying Highlights” video (The Pitts Special Stunt Plane) RAF Bicester Airfield (Oxfordshire). Bicester Airfield is located […]

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Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Center-East Kirkby

Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Center-East Kirkby is a privately operated and owned Museum that was established by two brothers, Harold and Fred Panton. The Museum was built as a memorial for and tribute to Bomber Command and their older brother Christopher who was killed during a British bombing raid over the German city of Nuremberg in […]

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RAF Polebrook-Northamptonshire

RAF Polebrook-Northamptonshire was built by George Wimpy and Co. 3/4 miles southeast of Oundle in Northamptonshire on farmland owned by the Rothchild Family. The airfield was first used by the RAF in the years 1940- 42 by 90th Squadron. It had one J type hanger and 2 T2s and 30 hardstandings laid down. These were […]

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