TR0469 : Muswell Manor

taken 12 years ago, near to Leysdown-on-Sea, Kent, Great Britain

Muswell Manor
Muswell Manor
This caravan site is the scene of the original home of the Royal Aero Club. On the flying field here in 1909 J.T.C Moore-Brabazon made the first flight in a heavier than air machine by a Briton in Britain, the aircraft unfortunately was French, this initial flight was 500 yards. It is also the site of the world's first ever aircraft production line constructing Wright Fliers under licence (the facility was soon moved to Eastchurch). See LinkExternal link
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TR0469, 65 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 30 August, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 31 August, 2005
Category
Historic site > Historic site   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 043 693 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.1953N 0:56.0875E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 042 693
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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