This really is one of Croydon's best attractions, both for residents and visitors. Many people are unaware of the airport's fascinating history, and the important part it played in the development of commercial aviation and air traffic control.
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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