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London Flying Syndicate

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1934 Company formed to develop the London Air Park and Aerodrome at Hanworth; held one-third of the shares in Flying Training Ltd; a significant number of shares in the company were owned by Blackburn Aircraft Ltd[1]

1934 Took over London Air Park from General Aircraft; planned to improve the clubhouse and related facilities[2]

1938 Blackburn Aircraft acquired the shares in the company that it did not already own[3]

1944 Acquired the freehold of Hanworth Aerodrome[4]

By 1956 the company was known as London Air Syndicate; some of the land at Hanworth was sold to Middlesex County Council[5]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Apr 03, 1936
  2. The Times, Jan 08, 1935
  3. The Times, Jul 16, 1938
  4. The Times, Sep 01, 1944
  5. The Times, Aug 29, 1956