SP5125 : Now a Museum

taken 5 years ago, near to Caulcott, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Now a Museum
Now a Museum
The former base commander's building by the main gate to Upper Heyford airfield.
There is still a checkpoint outside, controlling access to what is now Upper Heyford Business Park.
The first floor houses a museum of the airfield's service days. LinkExternal link
The following wonderful bit of aviation trivia is a snippet from that site.
"RAF Upper Heyford is the only base in the world that had an aircraft named after it. The Heyford was a twin engine, bi-plane bomber that saw service between the wars, and to my knowledge never fired a shot, or dropped a bomb in anger."
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Date Taken
Monday, 12 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Air transport  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5146 2581 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:55.7061N 1:15.1814W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5143 2581
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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