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Whitley (Whitley Abbey)

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The Armstrong Whitworth plant donated its name to what became the company’s best remembered product, the Whitley medium bomber of World War Two, though both airfield and aircraft have now more or less fully disappeared in their entire original forms.

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County: West Midlands
Current Status: Industry
Date: July 1918 (earliest known date) - September 1939
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Sir W.G. Armstrong Whitworth Airfract Ltd
Successor Airfield(s):

Baginton

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