09 August 2009

Related websites you may be interested in.



  • For the Airfield museum's own website, please go to North Weald Airfield Museum.
  • Two museum members recently visited the small Australian country town of Temora, and the Temora Aviation Museum. Among many historic aircraft there are the only two flying Spitfires in Australia. For a brief description of the visit click here or go the Temora Aviation Museum web site.

  • Imperial War Museum Duxford is Europe’s premier aviation museum and is located in Cambridgeshire, UK.

  • The Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker is the biggest and deepest Cold War bunker open to the public in Southeast England.



  • The North Weald Airfield Users Group is for users of the airfield and residents of North Weald, keeping them informed of activities and focussing on the campaign to prevent the airfield from being re-developed for housing.

  • The Eastern Counties Wing of the UK's Spitfire Society uses the museum for some meetings.

  • The Battle of Britain Historical Society aims to keep the memory of this battle alive, to teach today's generation, and in some cases yesterday's generation about this important event in modern history.

  • The Hangar 11 Collection, based at North Weald, comprises four superb airworthy examples of legendary World War 11 fighter aircraft, each with extensive wartime history. There is also a new Supporters' Club, and membership details are on the website.

  • Air Britain is the International Association of Aviation Historians, formed in 1948 and run by enthusiasts. They also organise the Air Britain Fly-in.

  • The Spitfire Association of Sydney, Australia commemorates wartime service personnel, and keeps alive the memory of the Spitfire.

  • The Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust aims to preserve and protect our priceless airfields as well as educate the nation to the rich heritage and contribution they have made to our society both past and present.

  • The Mesothelioma Center is a US organisation devoted to assisting veterans with their applications for asbestos-related Veteran Affairs benefits. Countless veterans were exposed to asbestos during their military service, potentially causing life-threatening illnesses. Visit the site to learn about a malignant prognosis if you or a loved one could have come in contact with asbestos.



  • Saxon Microlights is a microlight school based at North Weald Airfield, giving members of the public the experience of flying without needing to be a qualified pilot.


  • The BBC's WW2 People's War website is an archive of World War II memories, written by the public.

  • Classic Warbirds is a fascinating site profiling the aircraft of World War II.

  • The Wartime Memories Project collects memories of the Great War and the Second World War before they are lost forever.


  • After The Battle produces publications related to World War II.

  • Derek Vanstone Aviation Books is a second-hand and out-of-print aviation book specialist.

  • The photographer Michael Anderson is also a volunteer aircraft marshal at North Weald Airfield. His website includes a gallery of photographs taken at the airfield.



  • Aircraft Museum Explorer lists aviation museums and airshows from around the UK.

  • Air-Scene UK provides information on all things aviation-related.

  • Anglian Aviation Calendar gives a complete list of events across the East of England region.

  • The Aviation Museum Guide UK aims to give a guide to all aviation related museums in England, Scotland and Wales - and regular updates on new additions to collections and any general museum news.

  • Pilot and photographer Steve de Roeck's website contains aviation information and airplane pictures from around the world.

  • Stalling Aviation is a personal showcase of all things aviation, including UK museums and airshows.

  • Warbird Alley is a source of information about airworthy, privately-owned, ex-military aircraft.


  • iknow-London is the latest site from the award winning online accommodation and hospitality directory iknow-UK. One of 15 directories giving information about attractions, eating and drinking, accommodation, shopping and travel in the London area.
  • Blackmore Area Local History is a record of life and tradition, of buildings, people and the landscape in this corner, and neighbouring villages, of Essex.

  • Culture 24 is a not-for-profit online publisher working across the arts, heritage, education and tourism sectors.

  • Days Out Guide is a guide to days out by train in London and the South of England.

  • Dunmoweb is a guide to the Essex town of Great Dunmow and the surrounding area.

  • The Essex Factor gives information on attractions and things to do in Essex.

  • The European Tourist Guide is a Europe-wide guide to finding the best tourist sights, attractions and places to stay, including aviation and military sights.

  • The Museums in Essex site contains the details of museums and galleries throughout Essex – from the Thames Estuary to Constable Country; Harlow to Walton-on-the-Naze.

  • Sheridan's Guides to Great Britain and Ireland is packed with useful information to help you plan your perfect holiday.

  • Stortford History is a comprehensive history and guide to the Hertfordshire towns of Bishop's Stortford and Thorley.

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