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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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Construction of main hangar, Leeds Bradford Airport (Yeadon)
Black & White imageView showing metal frame of main hangar during construction. The hangar was added as part of a £40,000 extension.
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Leeds Bradford Airport (Yeadon)
Black & White image6th May 1938. View taken during the construction of boiler house to main hangar.
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Leeds Bradford Airport (Yeadon Aerodrome) (Yeadon)
Black & White image29th May 1937. Ground being prepared for the building of a new terminal and hangar, which was to cost £40,000. On the left in this view a line of trucks is being pulled along a wagon-way.
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Leeds Bradford Airport (Yeadon Aerodrome) (Yeadon)
Black & White image29th may 1937. Site at Yeadon to provide new terminal facilities and a hanger. Commercial airport had been developed from the airfield used by the Yorkshire Aeroplane Club. Several notable men were associated with the club, including Sir Alan Cobham, Captain Henry Worrall and author Nevil Shute. Nevil Shute's novel 'The Rainbow and the Rose' was reportedly based on the pioneer flying exploits of his friend, Captain Worrall.
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