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Aerial photograph of Wheaton Aston Airfield

RAF Wheaton Aston was constructed at Little Onn from October 1940 as a relief landing ground for RAF Hixon but instead became a satellite airfield of RAF High Ercall, Shropshire. It was a training base ...

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 Hixon and the Airfield Industrial Estate,

Aerial view of Hixon with the Second World War airfield in the top right corner. In the centre is St. Peter's Church, with the industrial estate to the left.

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 ...

Airfield building, RAF Perton

This tall shed is a survival from the days of RAF Perton during the Second World War. This building was probably originally intended to be a fabric store, a type of store used mainly for the hanging of ...

Airfield buildings, RAF Perton

RAF accommodation buildings at Cranmoor Lodge Farm. Perton Airfield was constructed in 1940 as a Royal Air Force Relief Landing Ground. Later during the Second World War the Princess Irene Brigade ...

Air-Vice Marshal Worthington visits RAF Hixon

This image is thought to be of Air-Vice Marshall Worthington inspecting a parade of service personal at RAF Hixon. During 1957 he became Director-General of Equipment at the Air Ministry. RAF Hixon ...

Air-Vice Marshal Worthington visits RAF Hixon

Taking the salute during a parade at RAF Hixon is Air-Vice Marshall Worthington. During 1957 he became Director-General of Equipment at the Air Ministry. RAF Hixon opened in 1942 as a base for Bomber ...

Base for aircraft hanger, Perton Airfield

This concrete floor was all that remained of the T-2 Hanger at Perton Airfield in 1989. Perton Airfield was constructed in 1940 as a Royal Air Force Relief Landing Ground. Later during the Second World ...

Boulton Paul Aircraft Factory, Pendeford, Wolverhampton

This photograph is taken of Boulton Paul's factory shop floor. It shows three men undertaking repairs on a Boulton Paul aircraft tail turret type 'E' which was fitted to a Halifax Bomber. Boulton ...

Control Tower, Perton Airfield

Shown here during conversion into a private residence, this building was the Control Tower at Perton Airfield during and after World War II. It was later used as the base of Perton Youth Club but has ...

Cranmoor Lodge Farm, Perton

During World War II RAF accommodation buildings were based at Cranmoor Lodge Farm. Perton Airfield was constructed in 1940 as a Royal Air Force Relief Landing Ground. Later during the Second World ...

Eric Jones in Egypt

Eric Jones is second from the left in this photograph of RAF service personnel by a Lysander aircraft in Heliopolis, Egypt.. If you recognise anyone else in this view please contact us. Norman Eric ...

Fatal Wartime Creswell Plane Crash ( External web site link )

In the English summer of 1944, an American aircraft crashed at Creswell, Stafford, killing the pilot. The plane was piloted by 25-year old USAAF Captain John Pershing Perrin, DFC, who lost his life in ...

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 ...

Final Parade at RAF Stafford

A Hercules Transport aeroplane is pictured flying over RAF Stafford during the flag lowering ceremony at the final Parade for the Station which closed on 31 March 2006. The site was then occupied by ...

FSD Course at RAF Stafford

Among those attending the FSD (Field Supply Duties) Course 33/92 are: Cpl Hughes, Cpl Kellner, Cpl Lane, SAC Burns, SAC Hafford, SAC Johnson, SAC Maxwell, SAC Stewart, SAC Swinton, SAC Thomas, SAC Tsoi, ...

HMS Fledgling, Mill Meece

WRENS, male and female officers and an Old English Sheepdog mascot of A16 group pictured in front of a Fairey Fulmar Mark 1 at HMS Fledgling, a Women's Royal Naval Service Training Station at Mill Meece. In ...

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