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Section 3 - B Headley Bar Aerodrome

Description of 3-B Bramham Moor Tadcaster Aerodrome

1. Architectural descriptions of 1) The Grade II listed barn, probably 17th century, located on the north side of the farmyard adjacent to the west side of Headley Hall and 2) The Grade II listed former aircraft hangar situated approx. 200 metres south-east of Headley Hall Farm.

2. Lists of types and serial numbers of aircraft stationed at this aerodrome in the period from March 1916 to August 1919, giving the relevant dates for each squadron. Also listed are the known flying accidents that occurred here.

3. A history and description of the aerodrome from its opening on 18 March 1916 till it was finally relinquished in March 1920.

4. Two untitled WW1 photos - one of seven airmen in front of the nose of an aircraft and the second of a biplane.

5. Letter from Paul Leaman of Cragg Cottage, The Cragg listing the additional information he possesses if needed.

6.- 11. Very large photograph of the aerodrome staff - dated 30th January 1919.

 

 

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