Included among the numerous well-known sites are Wittering, home of the Harrier Benson, of photo reconnaissance fame; Brize Norton, now the RAF’s in-flight refueller base; Cardington, still the departure point for airship voyages; Eastchurch, where naval aviation was pioneered and London Heathrow where the jet-set age was born. Biggin Hill, Kenley, Hornchurch and many others, well known and otherwise, also lie among the plentiful histories recounted.
Completely rewritten from the original, this volume contains many previously unpublished photographs plus a wealth of anecdotes which make the Action Station Revisited series so popular.
Arranged in alphabetical order with maps and map references, directions, plus an index, Action Stations Revisited No 2. Central England and London provides a fascinating wealth of information for the historian and enthusiast alike.
ACTION STATIONS REVISITED Central England and London Volume 2
Complete history of Britain’s airfields, both military and civilian within the area. Covers Brize Norton, Cardington, Eastchurch, Biggin Hill, Gatwick and Heathrow among others. The Action Stations Revisited books are widely acknowledged as the most comprehensive reference works on the airfields of the UK, giving these airfields and aeronautical sites their rightful place in the historical record.