London Terminal Control at West Drayton

CCF SECTORS 1988 (1)CCF SECTORS 1988 (2)

the 1988 version of the proposed CCF airspace

 

O Date 3rd February 1991  a slide show of photos from Paul Funnell

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

the new upright consoles and (initially) cursive displays, initially replicating the role of the old TMA sectors in the ops room, but then expanding to incorporate the approach and approach radar units from Heathrow, Luton, Gatwick and Stansted.

LATCC WD TCR (1) TCR1

looks like Al Brenchley on the desk

LATCC WD TCR (2) TCR2

Paul Jennings standing, to his right Clint Gurry. John Newman is fourth from left, then Andy (?) Kemp and Al Foney closest to the camera

LATCC WD TCR (3) TCR3

LATCC WD TCR (4) TCR4

LATCC WD TCR (5) TCR5

two possible names here are Picton and Wilson

LATCC WD TCR (6) TCR6

one name here may be Garrett?

Scan_20150916 (2) TCR7

Joe Hanbury

Scan_20150916 (3) TCR8

Scan_20150916 (4) TCR9

Scan_20150916 (5) TCR 10

Scan_20150916 (6) TCR11

CCF North Clive GRANT in red Paul FUNNELL in blue

Scan_20150916 (7) TCR12

Scan_20150916 (8)TCR13

Scan_20150916 (9) TCR14

Malcolm Hemming sent in these next few pictures of the Heathrow TCR positions including SVFR and Thames Radar

DSC04740.JPGTCR15

DSC04827.JPGTCR16

DSC04746.JPGTCR17

DSC04749.JPGTCR18

DSC04737.JPGTCR19

thames2TCR20

Note the hand written pink strip ‘No ILS – Boats’ (Big ships going through the LCY 28 Loc)

DSC04735.JPGTCR21

thames4TCR21

TC LR TCR 22

Canteen Lady does Gatwick APC

TCR 23 “Canteen Lady does Gatwick APC” a very posed and very not operational shot (for the grandkids?).

latcc-ccf

TCR24

8 thoughts on “London Terminal Control at West Drayton”

  1. TCR 21 – depicts Richard Johnson as Thames Co-ordinator, and Simon Durak handing over to Mark Willis.

    TCR 11 – depicts Paul Funnell (middle) with Clive Grant (Left)

    TCR 15 shows Pat Flynn nearest camera.

    TCR 18 shows a distracted Charlie Kettlewell

    Like

  2. John Baker tells me that

    TCR 5 EGKK APC @ TC. Dennis Wilson nearest, the guy at the far end was on C Watch TC then X Watch Swanwick. Did KK/SS & GW.
    TCR 10 – Wendy….
    TCR 12 Dick (standing)
    TCR 14 Stansted (C Watch TC )
    From front – John Hamilton, then the guy who crashed a Cherokee in Europe on Cadet Course, then Pauline Gould.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s