I went to visit Croydon Airport recently with a family member who flew from Croydon to Guernsey in the 1950s. The tour guide was excellent and was extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the history of the airport and the early travel requirements.
Useful links and resource:
National Register of Archives: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/nra/default.asp
National Archives catalogue Discovery: http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI
National Archives guides concerning the records of the RAF: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/atoz/
British Airways History and Heritage: http://www.britishairways.com/en-gb/information/about-ba/history-and-heritage
Science Museum Amy Johnson page: http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/onlinestuff/stories/amy_johnson.aspx
First World War Centenary website: http://www.1914.org/
Croydon Museum website: http://www.museumofcroydon.com/
Open House London http://www.londonopenhouse.org/
Kids in Museums http://kidsinmuseums.org.uk/
Croydon Heritage Festival 2014 http://www.croydonheritagefestival.co.uk/
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