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. The following video highlights the arrival of Norwegian 331 Squadron, later followed by their 332 Squadron peers. The following is a video-edited version of the Streets Ahead […]

Historic UK Airfields

The following is a list of all 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 some 15 […]

RAF Polebrook-Northamptonshire

RAF Polebrook 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 […]

Review of North Weald Airfield Museum

The North Weald Airfield Museum is located close to the M11, about one hour’s drive northeast of London, close to Epping. Just follow the brown touristic signs towards ‘Memorial & Debt of Honour’. If you come from the M11, follow the signs for A414 Ongar. Make a right turn at ‘The Talbot’ pub and go […]