Aviation – Web links

This page contains links to external sites that are linked to Hatfield's aviation and aerospace history. Some have been mentioned elsewhere in this site. Where appropriate, links to those pages are also provided.

If you are a webmaster interested in a mutual exchange of links please get in contact.



de Havilland Aeronautical Technical School Association (DHAeTSA)


Information relating to the DHAeTSA can be found in the Aviation feature.

Click here for Making the Hatfield Runway



Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust (ABCT)


Formed in 2006 as the first national charity dedicating to recognising and promoting Britain's airfield heritage. Scheduled to unveil a memorial at Hatfield on Saturday, 29 September 2012.


Flight Simulators

DH Aircraft


Information on the DH.106 Comet and Autopilots relating to the development of the X-Plane Flight Simulator.



'Air of Authority' – A History of the RAF Organisation


Probably the most detailed and in depth web resource on the history of RAF, its squadrons, bases and senior personnel.



Museum of Berkshire Aviation


Based on the site of Woodley Aerodrome, where Douglas Bader had the crash that cost him his legs but turned him into a legend. It served as home to Reading Aero Club, Miles Aircraft, and later bought by Handley Page.


RAF Museum


RAF Museum connections to Hatfield can be found in the Leisure section.

Click here for Days Out – RAF Museum




Captain Neville's Flying Circus


Flying showmen in the style of the old barnstormers, mainly using de Havilland designs. Chipmunk (G-ALWB), and Tiger Moth (G-APAP) and (G-ACDA) were all either built or based in Hatfield.




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