North Weald Airfield
Friday, 18th September (postponed from June 4th)
Dave has arranged for us to visit this historic airfield with the following suggested programme. Please contact him for more info. about this, or possible flying from the airfield.
10am – Meet at control tower for Welcome/ intro on airfield history.
Tour airfield control tower.
Hurricane Gate Guardian – The Spirit of North Weald..
11am AIRFIELD TOUR
The early years – WW1 site.
1927 Hangar, preparing for War.
RAF North Weald under attack.
12pm. Visit The Squadron – The Allies arrive – The fight back and final victory ( look in Hangar 11?)
12,30pm Lunch at Wings Café or your own picnic
The Jet Age – Cold War – Weekend Warriors -The Black Arrows and the RAF leaves.
The airfield today
1pm. Tour of Weald Aviation site, Conservation/Preservation / Education.