Today we think nothing of flying off to the sun for our summer holidays, but taking a plane from Cardiff in the 1950s was a thrilling experience for a youngster. For a start you didn’t check in at the airport: you bought your tickets and had your luggage weighed at the tiny Cambrian Airways office […]
For teenage boys in the West Riding during the late 1950s and early 1960s the great air displays were major highlights. On Whit Monday there was an international show at Yeadon (now Leeds/ Bradford Airport), and on the nearest Saturday to September 15, Battle of Britain Day, there were displays at any combination of the […]
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