Princess Anne went to RAF Brize Norton as part of the celebration of the 100th year of 101 Squadron, which flew as part of Bomber Command during WWII. It still operates in the Middle East. There is much more information in the article.
During WWII many ladies from the ATA flew many types of aeroplanes, delivering them for the men to fly on active service and sometime acting as a taxi service to bring back ladies who had done the delivering. Two of those ladies were Molly Rose a...
In December 2003 approximately 72 tall masts were taken down at RAF Bampton Castle in Weald when the station was closed down. Two small masts remained until 2015 when they too were removed and these 11 photographs document their removal
Variety of newspaper cuttings about RAF Brize Norton. Parachute team test freefall jump system. Freedom of the town honour for the RAF base. Royal parade for special squadron watched by Princess Anne. US visitors share tactics with RAF.