Heston Aerodrome and Tower in the 1930s

from Barry Davidson’s collection

Heston 2_1

HA1

Hendon 1930s

HA1a  Heston in the 30s via Barry Davidson.  Avro Avian G-AAVP looking very smart.

Heston 2_2

HA2  G-ABLI is a Spartan A24  Mailplane built by Spartan Aircraft  in East Cowes, Isle of Wight. Built in April 1931 the plane was apparently scrapped in 1933

Heston

HA3

Heston 1 1930s_2

HA4

heston

HA5

small Heston

HA6  G-AARX, the prototype Comper Swift

Heston 1930

HA7 Heston 1931 or later showing HENLYS aircraft sales agency for Avro’s Avian range of aircraft and for Spartan aircraft.  Brian Lewis and Co Ltd were de Havilland agents.

Heston 1

HA8

Heston 2

HA9

Heston 5A

HA10 includes  GADLM (General Aircraft Monospar ST-4 Mark II) and SU-ABL,  Spartan Cruiser 2 formerly G-ACDW sold to the Egyptian branch of Airwork.

Heston 5B

HA11

One thought on “Heston Aerodrome and Tower in the 1930s”

  1. Southern Region Inspectorate still had offices in the old tower building until the mid ’80s where John Sharman used to operate from until they moved to Gatwick when Aviation House was biuilt.

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