Military Airfields of Britain

Military Airfields of Britain by Ken Delve

South East Kent,Hampshire,Surrey,Sussex

Format: Paperback / softback, 272 Pages
ISBN: 9781861267290
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This series of books provides a fresh user-friendly look at the military airfields of the British Isles. The series is split geographically, each book including a number of counties on a regional basis. Entries cover every military airfield within the counties, from WW1 to the present day and comprise: Brief history of the airfield, construction and use including decoy sites; Comprehensive list of flying units with dates and aircraft types; List of HQ units based at the airfield; Details of memorials; Maps and plans of almost every airfield; Location details; and a selection of period photograph. The airfields of Southern England like Biggin Hill, Kenley and Hawkinge played host to the greatest part of the action of the Battle of Britain. Farnborough - birthplace of British aviation lies in Hampshire and many regional airfields played host to vital anti-submarine patrols during WW1.

Ken Delve left the RAF after a twenty-year flying career to become Editor of Flypast magazine and subsequently Editor-in-Chief with Key Publishing with responsibility for eight aviation magazines.  An established author, he also lectures on RAF history.

Format: Paperback / softback, 272 Pages
ISBN: 9781861267290
Illustrations: B&W Ill: 250
Size: 6.5 in x 9.25 in x 0.625 in / 165.1 mm x 234.95 mm x 15.875 mm