EAW010138 ENGLAND (1947).  Southport, the Flower Show in Victoria Park, 1947. This image was marked by Aerofilms Ltd for photo editing.


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    Title [EAW010138] Southport, the Flower Show in Victoria Park, 1947. This image was marked by Aerofilms Ltd for photo editing.
    Reference EAW010138
    Date 29 August 1947
    Place name SOUTHPORT
    Parish
    District
    Region
    Country ENGLAND
    Easting / Northing 332641,  416988
    Longitude / Latitude -3.0190648259263,  53.644826215495
    National Grid Reference SD326170
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     A busy afternoon at Birkdale Sands Aerodrome – 4 parked aircraft waiting for pleasure flight customers.

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    T-Bird
    Saturday 7th of December 2013 08:35:47 AM
    Hi T-Bird,



    I was really surprised to see this as late as 1947; what can you tell us about pleasure flying off the sands here? I'd be interested to know more. For example, who ran it, and how long did it operate?



    Yours, Katy

    Britain from Above Cataloguing Team Leader

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    Katy Whitaker
    Saturday 7th of December 2013 08:50:53 AM