The First Seventy Years

Haddenham Airfield

A history of a small Buckinghamshire airfield

 

This is the story of a small airfield in rural Buckinghamshire which has had a remarkably varied history in its seventy years of existence.
From flying school to youth charity, by way of wartime military gliders, ferry pilots, pioneering helicopters and arms smuggling - Haddenham Airfield has seen it all.
Click on a link below to find out about a different chapter in the airfield's history.

1936-1940

In The Beginning

1939-45

Propellers

1940-1943

Glider Training

1942-1944

Target-towing

1943-1945

Ferry Pilots

1945-1946

Closing Down

1945-1990

Airtech Ltd

1948-1949

Motorcycle Racing

1945-1963

Arms Smuggling etc

1963-2009

Upward Bound


Acknowledgements, Bibliography, Links, Files Etc

Not sure where Haddenham is? Click here for a map.

 

 

ęCopyright Peter Chamberlain, 2009, 2010, 2011