Published by the Grange Museum (London Borough of Brent), 26 pages. A5 size booklet (S7185)
This booklet provides a fascinating (albeit brief) history of aviation and flying in and around Brent in North London during the First World War. The booklet includes a two page map in the centre pages showing the area covered (which includes Kingsbury, Neasden, parts of Wembley, Harlesden, Park Royal, Kilburn and Cricklewood), and the booklet seevral black and white photographs and drawings.
There is information on the Hendon Aerodrome, FW Hooper and Co based at Wembley, the various aeronautical firms based in and around Willesden Junction, Park Royal Airfield, the Central Aircraft Company at Kilburn, the Beatty Aviation Co, the Nieuport Factory at Cricklewood, Air-Co, and much more!
Condition of the booklet is generally very good. The card covers have one or two very minor scuffs but are clean and tidy, the staple spine is tight and intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound.