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Aerial view of Hixon Airfield Industrial Estate

View from the west looking over Hixon Airfield Industrial Estate towards Hixon village. On the right edge of the image is New Road. One of the runways can be seen in the foreground. Hixon Airfield ...

Aerial view of Pendeford, Aerodrome

Pendeford airfield opened in 1938 at a cost of £80,000. It had hangars, a control tower and grass runways. The field was to be managed by the Midland Aero Club. Although it was used by private fliers ...

Aerial view of Perton Airfield

In this RAF aerial photograph the runways can clearly be seen. The hangers, control tower and airfield buildings are on the bottom left of this image. The Princess Irene Brigade training camp can be ...

Aerial view of the Doxey Road area, Stafford

Doxey Road runs diagonally across the top of this view, with North Castle Street running parallel. Castle Street is bottom left and Jerningham Street top right. The area of open ground top right is ...

Aerial view of the Spread Eagle public house, Gailey

A view looking north east over the Spread Eagle public house at Gailey Roundabout on the A449/A5 junction. Photograph taken by David Welch the pilot, from a Cessna 150 aeroplane.

Aerial view Wolverhampton (Pendeford) Airport

Wolverhampton (Pendeford) Airport in November 1973, three years after it had closed to flying. The runways still show in this photograph.

Aeroplane from a Flying Display, Stafford,

The pilot was Gustav Hamel, a pioneer aviator, who performed a flying display over Lammascote Fields at the request of Stafford Town Council. His monoplane was brought to Stafford by train and taken ...

Air race biplane, near Lichfield

Photographic postcard of the London-Manchester air race held between Claude Graham–White and Louis Paulham in 1910, the world's first long distance air race. This view shows Graham-White's biplane, probably ...

Air Training Corps Recruitment Display, Stone

The aim of the Air Training Corps was to prepare cadets for service in the Royal Airforce or the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy. The Stone Air Defence Cadet Corps (later the A.T.C.) was founded in ...

Aircraft hanger, RAF Hednesford

The Hednesford site on Cannock Chase was a training establishment for Royal Air Force and Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm tradesmen, named No. 6 School of Technical Training. It did not have runways but a few ...

Aircraft incident at Mill Meece

A De Havilland Rapide aircraft is pictured after making a forced landing at Mill Meece. The eight-seater aircraft was on the way from Elmdon Airport, Birmingham to Squires Gate, Blackpool. The pilot ...

Aircrew and Fighter Plane, Hixon Airfield

Curtis Tomahawk 1686 Bomber training Flight, whose job was to simulate enemy fighters to train bomber crews to defend their aircraft. The flight was formed in July 1943 and disbanded in August 1944. The ...

Areoplane forced landing, Fulford

On Sunday, 15 November 1931, the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII) flew from Windsor to Meir aerodrome, en route to open the Rosemary Ednam Memorial Hospital for Cripples at Hartshill. After safely ...

Aviation meeting, Burton upon Trent

A lantern slide view of a biplane and pilots at the aviation meeting held at Bass Meadows, Burton upon Trent, in 1911.

Aviation meeting, Burton upon Trent

A lantern slide view of a monoplane flying at the aviation meeting held at Bass Meadows, Burton upon Trent, in 1913. Copyright: Burton Library

Aviation meeting, Burton upon Trent

A lantern slide view of a monoplane flying at the aviation meeting held at Bass Meadows, Burton upon Trent, in 1913.

Aviation meeting, Burton upon Trent

A lantern slide view of a biplane flying at the aviation meeting held at Bass Meadows, Burton upon Trent, in 1913. Copyright: Burton Library

Aviation meeting, Burton upon Trent

A lantern slide view of a biplane flying at the aviation meeting held at Bass Meadows, Burton upon Trent, in 1913. Copyright: Burton Library