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Aerial view of Yeadon Airport (Yeadon) (5 comments)
Black & White image1955 Aerial view of Yeadon Airport taken in 1955, when it was run by Yeadon Aviation Ltd. After the war scheduled civil flights began and by 1955 there were scheduled services to Belfast, Jersey, Ostend, Southend, the Isle of Wight and Dusseldorf. During the war Avro Lancaster parts were made at a nearby factory in Victoria Avenue, now Yeadon Airport Industrial Estate. The two large adjacent buildings at the top are test/flight hangars. Aircraft would be brought here, via the road leading in from the left edge, from the Avro factory to be part-assembled and tested. The road cutting diagonally across the top left hand corner is White House Lane.
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Leeds Bradford Airport, aerial veiw, looking south-east (Yeadon)
Black & White imageUndated. Aerial view of Leeds Bradford Airport looking south-east, possibly taken in the 1950s but at least before 1964 when the third runway was built as only two can be seen here. Yeadon Tarn is on the bottom right, with Victoria Avenue running from left to right above; on the left is the crossroads where Warren House Lane leads down from Victoria Avenue and White House Lane leads up towards the airport complex, the uppermost buildings being the large hangars used as flight sheds for the AVRO factory which built aircraft during World Ward Two. Scotland Lane runs from left to right further up and Cookridge is in the background.
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Leeds Bradford Airport, aerial view, looking south (Yeadon)
Black & White imageUndated. Aerial view of Leeds Bradford Airport looking south. A runway is seen running up the centre with another leading off to the right. Taken probably in the 1950s, at least before 1964 when the 3rd runway was built. White House Lane runs across from left to right with various airport buildings above it. Nearest the centre are the two large hangars that were used as flight sheds for the AVRO bombers built during the Second World War; the lane leading down from them led to the AVRO factory. Moving right the top one of the next two buildings was the main civilian hangar. In the top half of the photo are 3 reservoirs, from left the Lower, Middle and Upper Reservoirs. The Whetstone Plantation is above these. Bayton Lane is seen running from the centre right towards the top centre.
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