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Aviation in Nottinghamshire - UK Airfields - Richard E Flagg

Aviation in Nottinghamshire - UK Airfields - Richard E Flagg

1 Introduction The idea

1 Introduction The idea for this publication arose from a shared desire to produce a simple guide to Nottinghamshire’s relatively uncelebrated contribution to aviation. This guide has its roots in the education DVD ‘The History of Aviation in Nottinghamshire’, which was produced in 2010 through Nottinghamshire County Council’s Local Improvement Scheme grant programme. When compiling the information for the guide it became apparent that this would be best presented in two sections, one covering the county’s airfields and the other the county’s aviation memorials. Whilst the number of airfield sites is likely to remain fairly constant, it is pleasing to note that the number of memorials seems to be steadily increasing. We hope that you find this approach easy to follow and that you enjoy visiting the sites featured in the guide and encourage you to investigate the county’s aviation history a little further. Please contact the Air Museum if you feel there is something that should have been included within this guide, additional information is always welcome. Airfields Nottinghamshire Aviation in Nottinghamshire Major Military Airfields 1. Balderton 2. Bircotes (Bawtry) 3. Blidworth 4. Grove Park (East Retford) 5. Gamston (Retford) 6. Hucknall 7. Langar 8. Newton 9. Orston 10. Ossington 11. Papplewick Moor 12. Plungar 13. Syerston 14. Tollerton (Nottingham) 15. Wigsley 16. Winthorpe 17. Worksop Recreational Flying Sites 18. Caunton 19. Cromwell 20. Costock 21. Darlton 22. Grassthorpe Grange 23. Greasley (Watnall) 24. Lambley 25. Leapool 26. Misk Hills 27. Oxton (Salterford) 28. Thurgarton

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