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|RAF Boxted (also known as Langham) is a former World War II airfield in England. The field is located west of the A12 road, three miles north of Colchester, and built almost entirely in the village of Langham in Essex. |
The airfield was given the name Boxted, an adjoining village, because there already was an airfield by the name of Langham in north Norfolk. Boxted has the distin...
|It's hard to believe now, but in the early days of aviation there were more than a dozen little airfields scattered along the banks of the River Wye, running through Herefordshire. The location and history of these airfields is listed in a book called "Wings Over The Wye". This early aircraft hangar is probably the only one remaining from those early times, now used for agricultural p...||11/19/2009||416|
|RAF Steeple Morden is a former World War II airfield in England. The field is located 3Ż miles W of Royston in Cambridgeshire. |
Between 1940 to September 1942, Steeple Morden was a grass satellite dispersal airfield used by No. 11 Squadron of RAF Bomber Command flying Vickers Wellingtons from RAF Bassingbourn.
When the airfield was turned over for American use, St...
|The Blister Hangar a cheap and simple aircraft hangar. |
This is an airstrip used for Army cooperation on Salisbury Plain Military Training Area. There were two hangars here but one blew down in strong winds.
|RAF Warmwell today has been mostly consumed by a gravel extraction operation, although two Bellman Hangars are still in use for fertiliser storage. The Control Tower has been converted into a dwelling and thus many would pass it by without knowing of its former history. Another airfield building has been in use for many years as the village hall. RAF Warmwell was formerly known as Woodsford, th...||06/01/2008||750|
|These buildings off Station Road are the remains of Site 7 of "F" Flight (based at East Halton) of the Humber Estuary Balloon Barrage. The balloons defended the nearby Admiralty oil storage depot.||12/08/2009||325|
|A former aircraft hangar, now part of terminal facilities at Liverpool John Lennon Airport. It is amongst the earliest surviving examples of airport buildings in the United Kingdom. It was built by Sir A.J. Cobham with Sir J.Burnet and Partners as an aircraft hangar in the late 1930s. It has a steel superstructure with brick cladding. It features large hangar doors between brick piers, with sto...||09/30/2008||567|
|Tatoi Airfield, north of Athens.|
This is a military airfield with an aeroclub.
|Former RAF Wickenby is a class A bomber airfield, begun by McAlpine in late 1941. The site took in land in the parishes of Snelland and Holton necessitating the closure of the road between these two villages. The concrete runways were, 09-27 at 2,000 yards and 04-22 and 16-34 both at 1,400 yards long. Thirty-six pan types hardstandings were provided with one neutralised by a T2 hangar adjacent ...||11/25/2008||231|
|In 3 easy steps:
2. Approach Hangar
3. Miss hangar and keep going||05/28/2006||637|
|RAF Debden is a former RAF airfield in England. The field is located 3 miles SE of Saffron Walden and approximately 1 mile north of the village of Debden in North Essex. |
The airfield was opened in April 1937 and was first used by the Royal Air Force. During the early years of World War II, it was a Sector Station with an Operations Block for No.11 Group RAF during the Battle of ...
|Largest airport hangar of the world.||07/26/2006||587|