Graeme White’s images
A retired colleague sent me these images for the website of his time at various stations around the country. Of particular note is the original layout of Heathrow which can be discerned in the 1955 photos. Taken when we were children from the roof of the old Queen’s Building.
G-ASXX at Biggib Hill Air Fair. Now restored to Bomber Command colours
BEA Viscount arriving on stand at Heathrow 1955
Avro 748 in RAF service.
Royal Flight Andover.
Interior of the control tower at Wick, Caithness.
Control tower at Wick Airport 1966
BUA VC10 and HS125 at Gatwick
Tarom IL62 and others around the South Finger at Gatwick
Convair 990 of SAS at Gatwick.
BEA Comet in the north cul-de-sac. Note Leith Hill, at 1,000ft. Gatwick’s local mountain, in the background.
SAS DC6 taxiing at Heathrow 1955.
German AF, Grumman Albatross at Turnhouse, Edinburgh.
South cul-de-sac, Gatwick 1965