High altitude view of the airfield (center-left), old Messerschmitt factory (center) and the village of Haunstetten (right).
The former factory airfield now houses parts of the university and a housing estate. The streets there are named after well-known persons who have gone down in the history of aircraft construction at Augsburg, thus representing a reminder as to the earlier...
As the Second World War raged, 46 A Class submarines were ordered by the British Government in 1943. In the end only 18 A Class boats were built and 16 of them actually commissioned, including HMS Alliance.
HMS Alliance was built by Vickers Armstrong in Barrow-in-Furness, where the majority (10) of this type of submarine were built. The rest of this class were con...
Vertical photographic-reconnaissance aerial showing severe damage to the SNCA de Sud-Ouest aircraft factory at Chateauroux/Deols airfield, France, following an attack by 30 Avro Lancasters of No. 5 Group, Bomber Command, on the night of 10/11 March 1944.
The Hawker Aircraft Company bought Parlaunt Farm at Langley in 1938 and built a major factory and airfield there. Well over 8,000 military aircraft were manufactured at the site especially the Hurricane during World War II and also the Tempest and Sea Fury. The final Hurricane built (a MkIIC serialled PZ865, which still flies today with the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight) was completed here ...
Construction of these factory buildings began in 1937, as a result of a business partnership between Sir Maurice Denny, Managing Director of the Dumbarton firm Denny Shipbuilders, and Robert Blackburn, of Yorkshire's Blackburn Aeroplane and Motor Company. The site on which the factory stood was called Barge Park; completed machines would be taken across the River Clyde by barge to Abbotsinch ai...
16 July 1944, Target: Wiener Neudorf Aircraft Engine Factory, Austria
The Group continued the use of pathfinder methods with a formation of four flights against the Wiener Neudorf Aircraft Engine Factory in Austria on 16 July. Bombing through an almost complete undercast, the Group missed the target when the bombs fell short and to the right.
The Fujimiya Factory maintains about 100,000 m2 of greenery in the neighboring area of the factory, where employee apartment buildings and dormitories are located. Some of these spots are open to the public and used as athletic fields, tennis courts, golf ranges and other recreational facilities by the local community.
Opened in 1879 the Cadbury chocolate factory in Bournville was one of the first to provided its workers with housing, education and training, pension schemes and medical facilities. As well as the factory the site now houses the "Cadbury World" exhibition.
Shamsi Airfield is an airfield located near Washki (about 200 miles (320 km) southwest of Quetta) in the Balochistan province of Pakistan.
In 2009, media reports alleged that the airfield was used by the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) as a base for Predator drone attacks on militants in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas.
The airfield was constructed a...
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